ILAB 54 – How Anyone Can Retire in 10 Years or Less, with Todd Tresidder

“Make more, lose less”

Todd Tresidder

Todd Tresidder is a retired hedge fund manager turned money coach and financial blogger at He became financially independent at age 35 through investing and is still an active investor who earns consistent investment returns in both up and down markets. Todd has successfully helped over 15,000 people jumpstart their financial freedom and plan for early retirement.

During the show, we will explore strategies much different than the traditional methods taught by many other financial experts. Todd will share his thoughts on Robo-advisors like Vanguard and real estate crowdfunding. We’ll also discuss the unknown side of financial independence and the problems you may face once you’ve achieved success.

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ILAB 54 Show Notes


Where are we:

Barcelona, Spain – Sam & Johnny FD
Lake Tahoe, Nevada – Todd


Article: How Anyone Can Retire in 10 Years or Less
Todd’s Course – 7 steps to 7 figures


ArtofFX – start with just a $10,000 account (reduced from $25,000)

Fundrise – start with only $1,000 into their REIT funds (non-accredited investors OK)

Wealthfront – get your first $15,000 managed free

Betterment – get up to 1 year managed free

RealtyShares – try it free with ILAB link


Start Here – Recommended readings

Time Stamps:

03:14 – Achieving wealth and early retirement
08:09 – Retiring in 10 years
17:17 – Frugality and high savings
23:20 – Real estate and entrepreneurship
24:58 – Foreign real estate
26:46 – Best path to retirement for all individuals
32:31 – Financial freedom with kids
34:46 – Using Robo-advisors such as Vanguard
37:06 – Real estate crowdfunding issues
40:40 – Problems once you’ve achieved success
43:10 – Unknown side of financial independence
50:33 – Diversifying and due diligence
53:46 – Passive vs. active investing
56:10 – Preparing for success
56:30 – Fun to hassle ratio

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