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      05-10-2019, 02:04 PM   #1
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What goals do you have in your life?

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How is everyone looking at their life? are you following the standard lifestyle: go to college, get your degree, get a 9-5 job, start a family, buy a house, car etc.. and invest in 401k and retire at 70? or are you investing in passive generating assets vs liabilities so you can be financially free and enjoy your life sooner then at 70?
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Ummmm... I thought the ONLY life goal in OT was fuck bitches get money!
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Ummmm... I thought the ONLY life goal in OT was fuck bitches get money!
LMAO... I think you get money first and then f bi.... LOL
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Well, that was an enlightening post.
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LMAO... I think you get money first and then f bi.... LOL
You could, but seems easier to fuck rich bitches then just take their money.

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You could, but seems easier to fuck rich bitches then just take their money.



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Hard to find the rich ones... haha
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it depends..

sometimes just surviving a period of time, sometimes locked on making good money, sometimes living like nothing to lose, sometimes taking big risks in sequence.. sometimes just pretending to be alive.. but above all trying to be open all the time for big changes and always keeping some courage inside to do out of common things when everyone chickens.. life is short..
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it depends..

sometimes just surviving a period of time, sometimes locked on making good money, sometimes living like nothing to lose, sometimes taking big risks in sequence.. sometimes just pretending to be alive.. but above all trying to be open all the time for big changes and always keeping some courage inside to do out of common things when everyone chickens.. life is short..
I hear you, it's not easy at times, but i look at the bright side: i'm healthy which is the most important thing in life. The scary part of life is that we do not have unlimited time, we forget about that as our daily life is so busy.. I used to wake up daily and be so negative, miserable, blame others for my misfortunes..even though i had shiny objects (cars etc...).. I was still unhappy. I used to believe "money is the root of all evil" but still we all work for money... "being poor is the root of all evil"...
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Hi All,

How is everyone looking at their life? are you following the standard lifestyle: go to college, get your degree, get a 9-5 job, start a family, buy a house, car etc.. and invest in 401k and retire at 70? or are you investing in passive generating assets vs liabilities so you can be financially free and enjoy your life sooner then at 70?
Yep, that's the general plan for me. Except I cut out the "Start a family" part and I got my obligatory divorce to wife #1 out of the way when I was 23 and had virtually no assets, so I'm able to dial that retirement age back from 70 to about 55.
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Hi All,

How is everyone looking at their life? are you following the standard lifestyle: go to college, get your degree, get a 9-5 job, start a family, buy a house, car etc.. and invest in 401k and retire at 70? or are you investing in passive generating assets vs liabilities so you can be financially free and enjoy your life sooner then at 70?
Be a good person. Build a good business. Do for others. Set an example. Enjoy life and smile every day. Accept the downs and learn from them. Do better next time. Plan for the future, but live for today.

And if you're a female with money, get a prenup and stop dreamingat30fps in his tracks.

EDIT: I guess what I meant to say was you don't have to follow the script. Do what makes you happy but plan for the future, don't piss it all away on stupid stuff when you're young. The years go way too fast.
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Yep, that's the general plan for me. Except I cut out the "Start a family" part and I got my obligatory divorce to wife #1 out of the way when I was 23 and had virtually no assets, so I'm able to dial that retirement age back from 70 to about 55.
Pffft - My ex got the house and everything in it, half my 401K, a chunk of change and a few vital organs.... It took a while to recover but all is well once again.
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Pffft - My ex got the house and everything in it, half my 401K, a chunk of change and a few vital organs.... It took a while to recover but all is well once again.
Sorry to hear that. Glad all is well! My mom and stepdad went through a nasty battle of a divorce in the late 90s. It took her a decade to recover financially.

My divorce was a cakewalk. $300 to a paralegal for the papers, 1/2 our savings account which amounted to $600, and agreeing to take on all our credit card debt which amounted to about $1,000. In turn she wanted no alimony, she walked from the house we just bought, she left my 401k alone. I got a roomate for $400 a month and was out of debt and moved on in about 2 months.
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Yep, that's the general plan for me. Except I cut out the "Start a family" part and I got my obligatory divorce to wife #1 out of the way when I was 23 and had virtually no assets, so I'm able to dial that retirement age back from 70 to about 55.
Pffft - My ex got the house and everything in it, half my 401K, a chunk of change and a few vital organs.... It took a while to recover but all is well once again.
My brother was going to court for 3 years to finalize his divorce after being married for 6 months. No kids and all his assets were a separate entity. Ex-wife was a divorce attorney so played the system pretty well... in the end good asset protection plan > greedy wife.
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My brother was going to court for 3 years to finalize his divorce after being married for 6 months. No kids and all his assets were a separate entity. Ex-wife was a divorce attorney so played the system pretty well... in the end good asset protection plan > greedy wife.
Or greedy husband. It does go both ways. Just saying.
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no no no, first you get the money, then you get the power, then you get the women
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Be a good person. Build a good business. Do for others. Set an example. Enjoy life and smile every day. Accept the downs and learn from them. Do better next time. Plan for the future, but live for today.

And if you're a female with money, get a prenup and stop dreamingat30fps in his tracks.

EDIT: I guess what I meant to say was you don't have to follow the script. Do what makes you happy but plan for the future, don't piss it all away on stupid stuff when you're young. The years go way too fast.
This is exactly what happened to me and it opened up the way I think about money, future etc.. I used to piss money away, buy liabilities instead of assets and i could of been financially free now with passive income. But this is the past, i woke up and smelled the coffee, I am investing now and i am slowly seeing the fruits of it, all I can say: don't waste your time, do what makes you happy, if you found your purpose in life, that's great, i am still trying to figure out mine..
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An education, a good job and retirement are all grand. At this point in life, self respect, peace of mind, enlightenment and being respectful/mindful of those around you (that deserve it) seems to be far more rewarding.

A few years ago I was more concerned about building an empire. These days a healthy body and the ability to sleep peacefully at night are far more important to me than wealth.
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no no no, first you get the money, then you get the power, then you get the women
That may be true for your average Joe Schmo, but this is OT. It's well known throughout the interwebz that only studs with 12" cocks roam these lands. We don't need money or power to get bitches. The amount of bitches we turn away would boggle the mind of most men.
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But for realz

I was doing the work, house, save money etc thing. I was stuck on that treadmill. All with the hopes that I would be happy at some point in the future if I did all this stuff. In the meantime I was miserable and hated my jobs so I bought crap I didn't need for that momentary shot of dopamine. Then my father died.

I've never had anyone that close to me die except for my uncle back when I was still in college. Although I had been wanting a change for a while I think that was the trigger. He was super excited to retire and although he had his own business he kept putting it off to save some more money. Never got to retire, same with my uncle.

I'm not making the same mistake. A few months later I got laid off. Instead of finding another job I focused on my side business I had started a few years back and focused on growing my freelance business. For maybe like 6 months I lived off that business and supplemented it with my savings. Now I work my businesses full time and focus on work that will generate the most $$ for the least amount of time. Since I can run my business from anywhere we travel around the country in our rv for around 6 months out of the year.

Wether the fact that I was focused on my business fulltime or just luck. I actually make more now than I ever did at any previous job I've had and I work a fraction of the time I use to. That being said I try to save as much as I can now that the money is coming in. I also try to make moves that will hopefully put me in a good position were the shit to hit the fan, because I don't think I could ever go back to the 9-5 grind.

I feel like I have been in a daze for the past 15 years and finally woke up 4 years ago.

All that being said do what makes YOU happy. I know people who do enjoy their careers and get a lot of fulfillment from moving up in the company and stuff like that. Or from their family, having kids etc. Do what makes you happy and do it now, stop putting it off, even if it's hookers and blow.
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Pffft - My ex got the house and everything in it, half my 401K, a chunk of change and a few vital organs.... It took a while to recover but all is well once again.
You too?!?!!!

I knew we had so much in common
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70? i'm retiring at 50. i don't want to be old. 50 is old enough.
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70? i'm retiring at 50. i don't want to be old. 50 is old enough.
Old is a state of mind. I'm 71 and I enjoy my life. I was barely into my second career at 50.
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