Financial freedom is something most of us strive for, but it can be especially hard for free spirits. We may not want to get stuck in the rat race and follow traditional paths, yet we still, want financial security. The good news is that there are ways you can achieve financial freedom as a free spirit without sacrificing your values or lifestyle. Read on to find out how!
Step 1: Set Your Goals and Priorities
The first step towards achieving financial freedom is setting goals and priorities. What do you want to accomplish financially? Do you have specific savings goals or plans for investing? Are there specific areas of life where you need more money, such as travel or education? Taking time to answer these questions will help you create a plan of action and focus on what’s important in order to reach your goals.
Step 2: Track Your Spending
Tracking your spending is one of the most important steps when it comes to managing your finances. Knowing where your money goes will help you identify areas where you could save or invest more effectively. There are many free tools available online that can help make this task easier, such as budgeting apps or spreadsheet programs. Additionally, if you find yourself spending too much on certain items, such as dining out or entertainment, creating a budget can help keep those costs in check.
Step 3: Find Ways To Make Money On Your Own Terms
For many free spirits, traditional jobs may not be an option due to their unconventional lifestyles or beliefs. Fortunately, there are plenty of alternative ways to make money without having to conform to corporate standards. Consider freelancing in a field related to your interests and skillsets; starting an online business selling products or services; monetizing a blog; participating in online surveys; becoming a virtual assistant; selling crafts or artwork online; renting out space on Airbnb; joining the gig economy by driving for Uber/Lyft/etc.; tutoring students online; and so much more! There’s no shortage of ways that you can make money while still staying true to who you are as a person.
Financial freedom can be achieved by anyone—free spirit included! By setting clear goals and priorities, tracking your spending, and finding creative sources of income that fit with who you are, it’s possible for free spirits everywhere to achieve financial freedom without compromising their values or lifestyle choices. With some dedication and determination, anyone can take control of their finances and start living the life they deserve!
Remember, that it makes no difference if you have $100,000 or $1,000,000.00. It’s all about what you do with it. 🙂