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The Simple Dollar: How One Man Wiped Out His Debts and Achieved the Life of His Dreams by Trent Hamm

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Chapter 19. 11 O’Clock Tick Tock

It’s eleven o’clock at night. The children are asleep, as is my wife. I’m still awake, alone in this quiet house. I’m sitting in a quiet, well-lit room with a notebook in front of me. Pen in hand, I begin to fill the paper, not with more personal finance and life management writings, but with the beginnings of the novel I’ve wanted to write since I was a young boy. A new journey is about to begin.

November 2009

If there’s a single overriding point of this entire book, it’s this: Money is nothing more than a tool with which you can create the life you truly want. The true challenge is knowing what you truly want, taking control of your situation, and putting yourself in a position to take advantage of the opportunities ...

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