Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
~ Ayn Rand
How would you like to reach financial freedom in your 30s, 40s, or 50s? Think of the possibilities! Does it sound like a far-fetched fantasy to you? Well, there’s no secret formula for financial freedom. The ingredients are universal – pay off debt, save, and invest most of your paycheck. The sooner you start, the sooner you’ll reach your goal. Check out these real-life stories:
Now let’s be clear. Most people who “retire” from the traditional workforce at a young age don’t just stop working. Some create their own businesses, manage rental properties, continue to work in their chosen profession, or volunteer at their favorite organizations. Others travel the world, dabble in writing or art, or become master gardeners. The point is: Their assets and lifestyles have bought them FREEDOM. And yes, it takes good health and a bit of luck to join this elite club, but if they can do it, SO CAN YOU!
The Academy will help you:
Here’s my promise to you: the course is going to be challenging, engaging, and FUN! Think of your journey to freedom as a wild adventure guided by a newly-discovered treasure map. Unlock new adventures by completing activities and gathering coins to pay the toll to access the next leg of your journey. Once your units are unlocked, you’ll have lifetime access to the materials in the Academy, so you can learn at your own pace and revisit the material any time you like. Fun!!
There are five units in the course, plus a Bonus section. Expect to take at least one week to complete each unit. But remember, this course is self-paced, so take your time learning the material and completing the assignments. You can access the course as long as it exists, so return for updates and refreshers any time. Make it work for you!
Every successful journey needs a plan . . . you’ll begin your journey by unlocking the components of your Early Exit Plan. You’ll focus on your starting point and gain confidence to move forward. By the end of this unit, you will have launched your journey to the life of your dreams.
You’ll create winning money habits and use the science of behavioral finance to stay on track. By the end of this unit, you will have taken steps to keep your lifestyle in check, discovered how much money you need, drafted goals, and created a workable budget. Warning: POWER-PACKED unit that will launch your dream!
You will learn about different debt payment strategies and take actions that immediately lower your debt load. And you’ll learn about how to approach different kinds of debt – credit card, student, auto, mortgage, personal. By the end of this unit, you will have a strategy to become debt-free.
You’ll take steps that will guarantee your path to financial freedom. Learn how to balance your lifestyle with your priorities by lowering expenses, and discover innovative strategies on growing your income. At the end of this unit, you will have unlocked the secret formula on how to grow your wealth.
Smartly handle your money by learning about short-term, mid-term, and long-range investment options. Explore strategies on withdrawing funds after you leave the workplace. At the end of this unit, you will have a sound investment strategy and a game plan for creating your new life now.
With the end game in sight, it’s time for you to focus on designing your life. Explore new identities, forge social connections, and engage in activities that bring you joy. You’ll take steps that will help you build excitement about the future you are creating.
Register for the course now and you will receive the following bonuses.
The 30-Day Million Dollar Challenge offers a day-by-day strategy that you can follow to craft a personalized PLAN that will help you build a net worth of $1,000,000. The Challenge includes advice from fifteen different bloggers who share their BEST advice, BIGGEST mistake, and FAVORITE blog post of all-time. You'll be treated to a variety of perspectives that just may lead to new ideas on how you can move forward today. Plus, you’ll get 15 reading recommendations to bolster your efforts!
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How’d you like to be among the very first students in our Early Exit Academy for Young Escape Artists? We’ll be offering “early bird” access and presales soon.
And the Best News Yet … Sign up early and you’ll get a $200 discount.
Here’s the catch. We need your input to make course improvements, so in exchange, we will ask you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to help us engineer the very BEST course possible. Are you ready to change your future?
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We want you to be completely satisfied with your experience at the Academy. If for any reason you are not thrilled with the content and the potential impact the course will have on your dreams of leaving the workplace early, we will refund 100% of the tuition within the first 21 days. No hoops! Just send us an email at email@example.com
The Early Exit Academy is a self-paced course and works best if you take your time working through each lesson and activity. Remember, you have lifetime access to the Academy, so there’s no need to rush through the course. Your best success will come from diligently completing all the activities and reviewing the material as often as you need. I can’t wait to guide you on your personal journey!
Once you add the appropriate Academy options above, you’ll be taken to our secure checkout. After your registration is complete, you’ll be sent an email receipt. You’ll also be sent an email on how to claim your free bonuses. Your login information will be sent to the email you provide during registration.
Go forth and prosper!
Will I have immediate access to the course and private FB community?
You will be notified the instant the course launches. At that time, you will be able to log into the course and join the FB community.
How long is the course?
The course has five units plus a bonus section. Plan to spend at least one week per unit. Because the course is self-paced, you can go as fast or as slow as you like. However, the only way to unlock the next unit is to collect coins by completing the activities.
What’s included in each lesson?
Each unit features videos in which Dr. Brenda will guide you through “need to know” information and take you by the hand on each activity. The course is very action-oriented … you’ll be asked to download a variety of tools, such as checklists, worksheets, resources, and fun exercises.
What type of technology do I need for the course?
You’ll need internet access and basic knowledge of how to download and print/save files. Many of the resources are in PDF so if you don’t already have Adobe Acrobat, you’ll be prompted to download it.
Do I have to have a Facebook account to join the community?
You don’t need to have a Facebook account to join our closed community. The community is hosted in “Private Groups.”
Should I get my family and friends to join?
If you know someone who would benefit from the Early Exit Academy, by all means invite them! You will be traveling “against the tide” as you strive toward financial freedom, and it can help if you have a partner in crime so that you can encourage one another. Keep your eyes on the prize!
I am crazily busy! How long will it take me to complete the course?
The course is self-paced. It will take at least 5 weeks, but you have lifetime access. So you can complete it on your own schedule. It can take several hours to work through each unit, so give yourself time and revisit videos and activities as you like.
Does the course include specific financial advice, like what investments to pursue?
Brenda is not a financial advisor so she can’t give you specific advice. However, she will talk about the importance of low-fee index funds, give you suggestions on the types of accounts to use for short, medium, and long-term goals, and how your investing strategies need to fit with your risk-comfort level.
Will I get one-on-one advice from Brenda?
The Academy is a self-paced course. Brenda will add components from time to time, such as recordings of “How I Did it” interviews. But if you’d like a more personal touch, you can sign up for a limited seating Jump Start Workshop, which includes live participation in webinars a one-hour personal consultation.
I can’t attend the “Explorer” webinars. Will they be recorded so that I can access them later?
Yes. The webinars will be recorded and as soon as they are available, I will post a notice to the private FB community. Remember, you can always submit your questions and suggestions in advance so that we can cover it in a webinar, whether you are in attendance or not
What if I have questions while I’m going through the course?
If you have a question, just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Brenda or a member of her team will respond as quickly as possible.
How do I access the course?
Once we verify your purchase, we’ll enter your information into the course software and the private FB community. We enter the information as quickly as possible, but it may take up to 24 hours for the information to process. We’ll notify you by email when you are granted access. Once you are logged in, you will want to bookmark the course site. You can access the site from your PC, tablet, or mobile device and transition between them without losing your place in the course.
Will you be offering options that have a more hands-on approach?
Yes, we are working on developing 30-Day Jumpstart Workshops, with limited seating. The Workshops are designed as an add-on to the course and are for people who are looking for more personal help and can commit to an accelerated 30-Day program. We’ll add the Workshop information to our website and notify all course registrants when this option becomes available.