Andrew discovered an article from The Guardian discussing how many of the software engineers in Silicon Valley are barely scraping by, despite making over six figures a year. Sometimes, you have to look outside, and attempt to break out of the system you’re in, in order to live a better-quality life. The good news is that people like Andrew and The Nomad Capitalist are here to help, if you want it.
Hi, I'm Andrew Henderson. I've spent almost a decade learning the right way (and the wrong way) to "plant flags" for greater freedom and prosperity. If you're tired of paying high taxes and being stuck in one place, this blog will show you to how go where you're treated best. We discuss legal ways to pay less in taxes, create wealth faster, and live a life of total freedom. If that sounds good to you, keep reading or get some help.
[1:05] According to The Guardian, 6-figure-earning software engineers are barely scraping by in Silicon Valley.
[2:05] $160,000 a year is a terrible salary, according to one engineer.
[3:15] Everybody has different requirements and opinions on what a ‘good’ salary is.
[3:25] How much of that money is going to the state of California?
[5:15] Here’s a guy in Silicon Valley who feels like he doesn’t have options.
[6:45] This is what happens when you’re someone who doesn’t look for ways to break out of the system.
[7:30] Andrew and his team are here to break down the barriers.
[9:25] Isn’t it interesting how taxes are priced just right where everyone ends up at the end of the month with zero?
[10:05] There is an alternative, if that’s what you want!
[11:25] Nathan is an expert in equity crowdfunding.
[12:55] How did Nathan get started?
[14:45] Why did Nathan leave investment banking?
[19:50] After Nathan quit his job, he did about 6 months of traveling around.
[23:05] Is there a place for everyone outside of the home country?
[25:45] Starting a business in Southeast Asia sounds great, but you’re the only one who will know whether it’s a good match for you or not.
[30:15] What kind of investor is a good fit for equity crowdfunding?
[35:35] How do companies know whether or not they’re a good fit?
[40:10] Equity crowdfunding is just another option that you can look into.
[45:25] Having a clear picture of what you want, will help you narrow down your options.
[48:25] You have to do pursue this nomadic lifestyle/business for the right reasons.
[53:45] As long as you know what you want, the things you need to do to get there are very easy to access.
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