How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Quit your job and travel the world
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How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World


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In This Episode...

How to plan your escape from the 9-5. The Lifestyle Accountant stops by tell us about mini-retirements, simplifying his life, and what it's like to work with clients entirely online. Then, I'll tell you about a simple way to increase your focus and waste less mental energy every day. All in this episode of Abacus. Let’s Go!

  • How Jeff quit his accounting/finance jobs to travel the world.
  • How simplifying your life gives you more options/opportunities.
  • The benefits of selling your home and renting again.
  • What the heck is a mini-retirement?
  • The tools Jeff uses to manage working remotely.
  • The accounting software Jeff recommends for working with virtual clients.
  • Coaching Note: How a "low information diet" will make you more productive.
I like the variety, flexibility, and freedom that comes from being able to work remotely.Abacus: Season 1, Episode 8

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Featured Guest: Jeff Maddux, CPA

CPA Partner at Accodex, Founder of The Lifestyle Accountant

Jeff Maddux is a former full time accountant who opted out of the partner track life and instead focuses on optimizing his lifestyle. That means selling his house and renting again, cutting expenses, and simplifying his life. But it also means more freedom, world travel, and the opportunity to start his own business.

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