Episode Number: 102

Episode 102- How Dumpster-Diving and House Hacking is Fueling Charlie’s Journey to Financial Freedom

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I absolutely Iove bringing you ideas and stories that challenge your belief of what you think you can do and allows you to think outside the box. Charlie Pioli has a passion for environmental conservation and dumpster dives for a majority of his grocery needs.  I was immediately intrigued by Charlie’s story and lifestyle which at first seemed extreme, but as you’ll learn when you listen to the episode, is a practical and smart way to save money and reduce food waste. Charlie even discusses how he is house hacking and using real estate investing as a way to reach his goals.If you think you should skip over this episode just from the title alone, I challenge you to give it a try. Even if dumpster diving isn’t for you, you will walk away with some actionable tips and inspiration for your journey.  

In this episode we discuss:

  • Charlie’s backstory and how he got started dumpster-diving
  • His plan to take a mini-retirement when he turns 30
  • How’s he’s house hacking and planning to use real estate to reach his financial goals
  • Some of the mistakes he’s made a long the way and how you can avoid them
  • Tips to save on your food/grocery expenses + more

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Other related blog posts/links mentioned in this episode:

Thrifty Gal’s Blog

2017 New York City Waste Characterization Study Report With Charlie on the Cover Page Recording Data 

The Truth About the Solid Waste Industry and Recycling 

Article on How to Househack

Advice to Get a Home Loan WIth No or Little Money Down

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