Saving, investing, risk, reward — entrepreneurship holds nothing back.

Everything I know about personal finance I learned from starting a business.

When I say it out loud, this line of reasoning is perhaps unsavory. But maybe I’ll convince you to stick around anyway. Mastering personal finances through entrepreneurship comes down to one simple idea:

Entrepreneurship complicates your finances.


It’s a bigger problem than most freelancers admit

Nearly all freelancers are time trapped. The moment you stop performing client-facing work — to take a vacation, have the occasional lazy workday like all your 9-to-5 friends, or catch up on accounting — you procrastinate receiving your next paycheck.

As a result, client-facing work takes priority over business development…

It starts with realizing these things aren’t mutually exclusive.

The internet is polarized about how young people should spend the first several years of their careers. There’s one side that insists you should spend your twenties traveling the world, living your dreams, and postponing any big responsibilities and career moves until you’re closer to 30. You’re only young once…

Alexander Lewis

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