On today’s episode of the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Tom Dziubek speaks with Consumerism Commentary founder Flexo about his recent decision to leave his day job and become fully self-employed. Flexo discusses his decision to quit as well as many of the challenges that face self-employed people, such as choosing the right retirement and health insurance plans.
Flexo, Life After Salary: S04E11 / 111
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Table of contents
[00:00] Introduction from Tom Dziubek
[00:40] Interview with Flexo
— [00:53] Flexo quits his day job
— [02:46] Advertising revenue
— [05:05] Other revenue streams
— [07:24] Earning money with the website
— [10:16] Flexo reveals his true identity
— [11:26] Flexo’s time management skills
— [15:43] Shopping for health insurance
— [19:37] Retirement plan options
— [23:36] IRA options
— [24:09] Working without co-workers
— [28:02] Shared work environments & off-site offices
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Updated April 13, 2016 and originally published January 2, 2011.