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Who Challenges You?

Are You Intimidated? Our side hustle is to teach a rock climbing class at a local university.  The wall is only a few years old and the university is small, so there are few people there who even have a moderate interest in climbing.  I’ve struggled in gaining much traction in building interest and developing […]

Elephant Eater Visits “Bare Budget Guy”

A few months ago, I stumbled upon a post written by Mark, aka the “Bare Budget Guy”, about why he tithes 10% of his income to his church and always had.  This concept was totally foreign to me, but his message resonated and I linked the article in one of my own. He e-mailed me to […]

Win Each Day

Describe Your Morning Recently, we’ve really come to like the Tim Ferris Show.  In his show he talks to people from all walks of life who are extremely successful in their respective fields.  A few of the episodes we found especially interesting were interviews with General Stan McChrystal, billionaire hedge-fund manager Chris Sacca, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. In each episode Ferris has a […]

EE on the Road: Guest Post at

Earlier this week, we had a guest post by Chad Carson detailing his path to financial independence using real estate and entrepreneurship. Today I share our story of taking a different path to building wealth to achieve financial independence.  We followed the conventional wisdom:  go to college, get a good job, save and invest in the […]

EE Interviewed at Simple Financial Lifestyle

I recently had the chance to be interviewed for the blog Simple Financial Lifestyle.  We had an opportunity to discuss our path to financial independence and early retirement.  In the interview, we shared our biggest keys to achieving financial independence as well as our back story and motivation for starting down this path. Click over […]

Financial Elephant Around the Web: The White Coat Investor

Today is a very exciting day for the Elephant Eaters.  We started this blog last May with three big objectives.   We wanted to share what we have done well, mistakes we have made, and what we continue to learn to help others to use their finances to create a better way of life. We wanted to […]

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