Newbie from Troy, Ohio

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Hello all, My name is Josh Ferguson and I am brand new here so I wanted to introduce myself. I’m currently 29 years old and work as an EMT in the Dayton, Ohio area. I’ve been an EMT for 10 years now and about 2 years ago I switched jobs to become a machinist. During that time the company I was working for went into hard times and I stuck around longer than I should have. I was cut down to 8 hours a week and with no savings and large amounts of debt I ultimately had to file chapter 7....Hardest time of my life as a new father of a 6 month old and husband of a stay at home mom to tell them Daddy couldn’t pay the bills. However I have an amazing wife that helped me through everything! That was the moment I decided I wanted to be in charge of my future, to be my own boss. I just didn’t know how. I was looking for ideas to open my own business or design a product but nothing clicked. Then one day I was listening to Listen, Money Matters podcast and they mentioned BiggerPockets and I thought I’d check it out. Now I’m hooked! I love the idea of rental properties and flipping houses! It’s only been a few weeks but I’m obsessed with learning and becoming as successful as I possibly can in this field. I want to build something special for my kids and secure a future for us all so that I will never be where I was 2 years ago. Sorry if this was long. I’m just really excited for this time in my life and to meet new people here! God Bless, Joshua Ferguson

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