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QOTD: How long is the lifespan of a fly/mosquito? And why aren’t dead ones all over the ground?
BPR is doing a live podcast at Hop Haus in Fitchburg, Wisconsin from 6:00pm - 8:00pm on Friday, October 15.
How to Afford a Thru-Hike ebook by Kelly Floro
Tip #1 (Chaunce): Use apps that set aside money for you.
Apps mentioned (not sponsored):
Tip #2 (Zach): Know what gear to splurge on.
- Sleeping bag/quilt
Tip #3 (Elise): Leverage the Financial Independence community (and finding your Coast FI number for peace of mind).
Some FI resources:
- The Simple Path to Wealth by JL Collins
- Quit Like A Millionaire by Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung
- The Choose FI podcast
- MoneywithKatie on Instagram
- Coast FI caclulator
Tip #4 (Chaunce): Budget smart while you’re actually on trail.
Tip #5 (Zach): Know where to skimp on gear.
- Base layer
- Rain gear
- Water filter
- And more
Tip #6 (Elise): Figure out how much your life actually costs, then figure out how to cut further or earn more.
Tip #7 (Chaunce): Take on a side job where all earnings are specifically for thru-hiking.
Tip #8 (Zach): Decide how much you think your thru-hike will cost, then add 20%.
Tipe #9 (Elise): Surround yourself with people who either support your goals or have similar ones.SEGMENTS Trek Propaganda
Triple Crown of things to spend $25 on
Gross or Not Gross
- Zach being barefoot on an airplane
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