What motivates YOU daily in the world of REI?

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Hello everyone, 

Simple question, tons of inspiration, maybe even be eye openers for some. Tell me your story, enlighten me on what makes you go for more and more day in and day out. The things that motivate you could set off a desire in someone else, spread your joys! 

My main three pieces of motivation are:

1. Family

2. Financial freedom

3. Escaping the corporate ladder

For me it's about creating generational wealth. I also want to escape my 9-5 to spend more time with my family. That's what keeps me motivated day in and day out.

My 2 boys were kidnapped by their mother 2 years ago. I vowed day and night that if they returned safely, I would provided a life for them beyond imagination. 

They were returned safely to me, and I intend to keep my promise.

@Chaz Reid, 

Im not actually both feet in yet, but I can say too, escaping the daily grind of the corporate world and having the freedom of self employment will be amazing and hard work...Iooking forward to it!

Cash flow... It's better then dividends. 

Reading these replies is some powerful stuff!!! Keep it that fire burning!!!

My passion is real estate. So not much motivation needed.

But cash flow ;) building our retirement fund.

And the challenge, what can I do next ;)

Passive cash flow.

1) Spend a lot of time with those I love
2) Have options on how I spend my time
3) Do 1 and 2 while my wife and I are still young and healthy


1. MAKING money vs EARNING money.  

2. Taking all my eggs out of that one basket.

3. Ditching the rat race known as corporate America.

4. If I'm going to work hard and take care of business it might as well be my own business.

5. The vast learning potential at my fingertips.

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