How to Live on Less than Most People Do (and Enjoy Doing It)

The A-Z Guide to Living Far Below Your Means (even if you’re living in a metro area) and enjoy it.
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  • Lectures 34
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

JOIN 1,700+ STUDENTS LEARNING HOW TO LIVE ON LESS THAN $25,000 PER YEAR (AND ENJOY DOING IT)!

In this course, I'll be teaching you the exact methods that I used to live on less than $25,000 per year for over 5 years, allowing me to get out of $25,000 of debt, save up 5 years of living expenses and quit my job to start my own business.

What is my experience on the topic?

I've been tracking my finances for over 5 years with the free financial software Mint. In doing so, I've been able to cut my lifestyle to just $25,000 per year (which I've been living on for over 5 years) and pay off my debt, save up a big pile of money and quit my job to start my own business. I now have a location independent online business that allows me to work from anywhere and still make a comfortable living.

Who is this course for?

It's for the person who's looking to spend less money so they can get ahead. It's right for the person who is willing to make big changes in order to succeed financially. It's for you if you have big things you want to do with your life and need financial padding to do so (which is most of us)!

Who is this course NOT for? This course isn't for people who won't let go of being materialistic. It's not for people who don't have big dreams and it's definitely NOT for people who aren't willing to put in tons of work and sacrifice to make financial freedom a reality.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need to have a record of all of their financial accounts
  • Students will need access to their financial accounts via the internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You'll know how I got myself out of debt, saved 5 years of living expenses and quit my job to start my own business!
  • You'll know how to live on less than $25,000 per year!
  • You'll know how to track your finances.
  • You'll understand what costs to cut when attempting to live on $25,000.
  • You'll know how to cut your lifestyle and still enjoy your life!
  • You'll know how (and why) to be content with what you have.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for the person who's looking to spend less money so they can get ahead
  • This course is for the person looking to get themselves out of debt
  • This course is right for the person who is looking to live on less than $25,000 per year
  • This course is right for the person who is willing to make big changes in order to succeed financially
  • This course is NOT right for the person who isn't willing to put in lots of hard work
  • This course is NOT right for the person who isn't willing to make cuts to their spending

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Tips and Info for Getting Started
Best Practices for Going Through the Course
Preview
09:36
Who I Am to Teach This Course
Preview
04:45
Section 2: Foundations for Living on Less
Tracking Your Spending
05:40
Getting Rid of Your Debt
05:36
Section 3: Tips on Spending (and Not Spending)
Shopping: When and How to Do It
05:27
Eating In vs Eating Out
05:48
Section 4: Living on a Budget
Making a Budget
03:37
Section 5: Seeing the Bigger Picture
Get Inspired and Motivated
03:15
Section 6: Going From Name Brand to Generic
Downgrading the Disposable Goods You Buy
03:50
Section 7: Cutting the Big Expenses
Keeping Your Living Situation Modest
03:29
Learning to say “No” to Others
02:14
Section 8: Being Content
Learning to Be Content with What You Have
02:45
Section 9: Wrapping Things Up
Lessons Learned
02:31
FAQs
06:11
Section 10: Bonus Materials and Downloads
Tracking Your Spending - FULL AUDIO
05:40
Tracking Your Spending - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
8 pages
Getting Rid of Your Debt - FULL AUDIO
05:36
Getting Rid of Your Debt - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
6 pages
Shopping: When and How to Do It - FULL AUDIO
05:27
Shopping: When and How to Do It - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
6 pages
Eating In vs Eating Out - FULL AUDIO
05:48
Eating In vs Eating Out - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
6 pages
Making a Budget - FULL AUDIO
03:37
Making a Budget - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
7 pages
Get Inspired and Motivated - FULL AUDIO
03:15
Get Inspired and Motivated - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
5 pages
Downgrade Disposable Goods - FULL AUDIO
03:50
Downgrade Disposable Goods - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
6 pages
Keeping Your Living Situation Modest - FULL AUDIO
03:29
Keeping Your Living Situation Modest - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
6 pages
Learning to say “No” to Others - FULL AUDIO
02:14
Learning to say “No” to Others - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
5 pages
Learning to Be Content with What You Have - FULL AUDIO
02:45
Learning to Be Content with What You Have - FOLLOW ALONG GUIDE
7 pages

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Instructor Biography

Kraig Mathias, Teaching 30,000+ Students on Entrepreneurship

Kraig Mathias is a blogger, podcaster, investor and owner of Minneapolis, Minnesota based internet marketing agency, Mathias Media. Kraig has been in and around small business his whole life, most recently as COO of a $3 million internet marketing agency.

Originally from rural Minnesota, Kraig first learned small business offline. After earning his Bachelor of Science in Business degree at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management with a focus on Entrepreneurial Management, Kraig joined a five person internet marketing agency in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Throughout the six years Kraig was with them, the agency grew from 4 to 40 employees. By working with hundreds of the most successful retail businesses in North America, Kraig learned how to use the internet to be successful in business.

Mathias Media is the result of 20 years of intensive small business experience and has clients from all over the world.

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