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It’s time to claim your financial freedom. All you need is a road map to follow, and you can create a life most people only dream about. A life free from financial stress. A life full of what matters most to you.

In Retire Before Mom and Dad, you’ll learn how to unlock the superpower inside of you that is capable of transforming almost any income into lasting financial freedom. And, you’ll discover that it’s not about scrimping and sacrificing to get there.

Forbes deputy editor and personal finance expert Rob Berger will teach you:

  • The five money myths that are keeping you from a life of financial freedom
  • The step-by-step plan you need to save money without giving up your favorite hobbies
  • The rule of 857 that turns pocket change into thousands in savings
  • The superpower you have to become wealthy on just about any income
  • The ways to achieve financial freedom with auto pilot investing 
  • The seven levels of financial freedom and what it takes to reach each level

Change the way you see money. Instead of trying to buy happiness that is always one more purchase away, your money will buy your freedom. What you do with that freedom is up to you.

You only have one life to live. Make it count.

©2019 Rob Berger (P)2019 Rob Berger

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  • Chicago
  • 15-09-2019

Excellent personal finance book!

This book is the condensed version of the Dough Roller podcasts. It is essentially his podcast of how to build wealth on any income, 7 level of financial freedom, 4 pillars of investing, and many other of his podcast that I can’t remember the titles to, but Is saved on my podcast! I could just say skip the book and listen to his podcast but this book summarized the best of his podcast into a book! I loved how Rob explained his philosophy of investing and saving and make you think as a true investor would instead of some gospel of rules that don’t apply to everybody. I highly recommend this to anybody who want financial freedom at any age.

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  • Masum Ahmed
  • 12-10-2020

it's a super book

not only does it advise on savings, spending but it also talks about investing in great relevant details. better than a random walk down wall street

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-07-2020

A simple and honest guide to building financial independence

I’d easily recommend this to anyone who is getting serious or has ever been serious about their finances and building wealth. Rob lays out the simple numbers on what it takes to be financially free and tells you how to get there. This book is great for everyone, regardless of age or income. If you’ve got kids, have them listen to this to teach them what they need to know about financial independence.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-06-2020

Very Insightful

Great book! Wish this book was around 20 years ago. A must read for those starting out.

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  • Morgan G
  • 13-06-2020

Just What I Needed

I really liked the straight-forward practical approach. Rob really simplifies what you need to do in order achieve financial freedom. The tools and videos which compliment the book are outstanding. I highly recommend this book!

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  • Duane
  • 06-12-2019

The only money you need

I really loved this book, it’s a one stop read for everything money. I’ve read and listened to countless books on money and this book is the most well rounded.

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  • Tiny65
  • 04-11-2019

Financial freedom in a nutshell!

I highly recommend this book if you are trying to set yourself on the path to financial freedom. Rob does a great job of putting things in perspective and backing it up with the data. I started on the path late in life so already had a good base to work from but I learned a lot more and found there are some things I can work on. Well worth the read.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-10-2019

It will change your financial life

Very inspiring. If you need a book to help you learn how to become financially free. This is it, mixed in with practical examples, numbers and jokes. Thank you Rob Berger. You changed my life and I will be forever grateful!

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  • Justin Jackman
  • 25-10-2019

Excellent book and podcast.

I have been listening to Rob for years now since his first few podcasts with doughroller and have learned a ton from him. He does a great job breaking down complex ideas and making them simple. Definitely buy this book you won’t regret it.

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  • SB28
  • 19-10-2019

Be a Freedom Fighter

It’s nice to read something with advice you can actually apply that day and will be guaranteed to improve your life. Unless you like being broke.

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