How I Made R45

Building a website doesn’t have to be super complicated! I’m not going to lie, it takes work. If you’re interested, you can find the tools I utilized to build this site (and a few others). Anything with an asterisk (*) next to it indicates an affiliate link. If you click on one of these links, I may make a small commission at no cost to you.

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Website Hosting

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Asset Editing

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  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator

Images

Website Security

General Organization

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Living Below Your Means

Living Below Your Means

Living Below Your Means Living below your means is an essential idea when it comes to saving money. While I will post about other money saving strategies, for me, if you are not willing to live below your means, you likely will struggle financially. Struggling...

Listening to Understand

Listening to Understand

Listening to Understand When it comes to making more money, I will share with you that by changing how I approached conversations and meetings made a huge difference! Before I get into how I changed my approach, let’s see if this sounds familiar to you. It’s Tuesday...

People Make Things Work

People Make Things Work

People    don't actually make the world go 'round but they dictate what happens as our planet continuously spins in a circle. While we may be headed to an artificial intelligence revolution where robots take over the world, fortunately, we're not there yet. Until such...

Why Your Company Will Never Truly Care About You

Why Your Company Will Never Truly Care About You

Here's why your company will never truly care about you... A lot has changed in the world of work over the past few decades. Outside the obvious advances in technology and the ever-evolving demands of customers, another interesting dynamic made a shift, loyalty. When...

To Hell and (Mostly) Back

To Hell and (Mostly) Back

To Hell   and (mostly) back is how I'd describe the last year of my life - professionally, personally, and financially. Having started retiringby45.com four and a half years ago, I've always found joy in writing about finances, money, and numbers in general. Like many...

A Year Away From FIRE

A Year Away From FIRE

Away...    To start, the title of the post A Year Away From FIRE is not intended to read as a status update. I am not one year away from financial independence. No, instead what I meant by this is that I took the last year “off” from focusing on FIRE. That may sound...