A Hands-Off Way To Build Passive Income

We all know how it feels to worry about losing your job, paying off student loans, or having enough money to pay for your children’s education. Heck...it kinda sucks to know that despite working all of your life and constantly chasing debt, you might enter your golden years without anything close to what you need for your day-to-day living expenses. And while it might be worth it if ...

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3 Reasons Why You’ll Never Be Rich

Most people live their lives chasing a paycheck, bound to the idea that if they just work harder, or find a better-paying job, things will get better. Year after year, they mark their financial goals down in a calendar, but somehow the year ends with them as far away from achieving financial freedom as they were when they started. They toil away at a job they hate - or barely ...

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What Do You Daydream About?

Recently we sent this question to our Hipster subscribers: If you were sitting in the sand staring out into the ocean right now, what would you be thinking about? We gathered their answers and have them here for you! What do our fellow Hipster Investors daydream about? I've finally arrived!! –Jim Thank God they didn't make a Jaws V. –Lance This was my view, just a week ago, as I ...

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Are you location independent? What steps did you take to make it happen?

Ooh, fun question! I used to work the famous corporate 9-to-5, which very much so kept me location-dependent, but I jumped ship to start my own business and have been location-independent, and living the dream, ever since. The trick to being location-independent is creating an online business that you only need internet to work from. Because I only need internet to work, I can literally be just about anywhere. I've ...

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The Myth of “Your True Calling”

“What you feed in yourself that grows.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Ok, Hipsters. Here’s something a little controversial to throw at you: finding your true calling is a myth. It’s something you’re told you’ve got to do if you want to live a happy life. Yikes. High expectations, much? Sure, there are probably things you excel at and love but there isn’t one true path ...

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The Power of Yes: A Lifestyle Design Perspective

“i imagine that yes is the only living thing.” ― E.E. Cummings Lifestyle designers, today’s blog is a call to arms. The new year is here and it’s time to way shake things up. The arrow to put in your arsenal this year? Three letters, one simple word - and it comes with big magic: YES.  Saying YES more often can change your life. Look back at the ...

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Not Taking Risks Is Risky: True Lifestyle Design

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that's changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” Mark Zuckerberg Risk assessment. We all do it. Some people even make a career out of it (think: insurance companies). It’s a basic, natural instinct we are born with: to stay alive. If we take one step too many on a cliff, ...

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