How Dumping TV Allowed Me to Quit My Job, Create an Online Business and Fund My Retirement Account

When people ask me what was the best decision I made when I decided to create this website, they are often surprised when I tell them that it was my decision to quit watching TV. There is no doubt that TV costs people far more financially than they believe. For most people, TV is a habit that costs in excess of $1 million over a lifetime, or the equivalent of a healthy retirement account. For me, had I continued to watch TV over the past five years, in addition to the monetary aspects, it would have been the difference of working in a job I didn’t like and having my dream job working for myself for which there is no way to set a price.

I made a conscious choice about five years ago to

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105 Responses to How Dumping TV Allowed Me to Quit My Job, Create an Online Business and Fund My Retirement Account

  1. adam says:

    It never ceases to amaze me how much time most people spend in front of their tv, computer, or even phone. All 3 devices were meant for entertainment, but also productivity.

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  4. Minny says:

    I know what you mean Ash as I do the same. I use my collection of DVDs for this as having watched them before I don’t need to pay attention. Also, I buy ‘talking books’ whenever I see them going cheap.

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