ABClatino Magazine Year 2 Issue 12 | Page 21


As a financial coach in training, Jasmin focuses on educating the middle class on how to earn and save more money. She can be contacted via email at [email protected]

The Second of Financial Independence

By Jasmin Vazquez

Last month we discussed the first step of financial independence and defined what it means to be “financially independent”. Understanding that you deserve more control of your life should immediately lead to a decision to do whatever it takes to make that happen. Adapting to where you are financially and planning a route to get where you want to be is not easy. Achieving any sort of freedom, which really means “sovereignty”, will always be challenging. There will always be people who profit when we, the workers, give up our sense of being.

The second step of financial independence, then, is managing and then eliminating our debt. I am directly referencing credit card debt... Keep Reading HERE