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And how it maximizes my time.

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Being a digital entrepreneur is all about staying relevant.

If you fall off the face of the Earth and stop posting, people will forget about you, quit consuming you, and move onto someone else.

That’s fine if you’re okay with it. I’m not pouring my heart and soul out into my writing for money. I’m doing it for legacy.

My goal is to leave a legacy on the internet that no matter where you come from, you can develop into a positive, motivated, and inspirational person by doing what makes you happy.

Writing 10 articles in a night is something…


Responsibility is tough, but the pride and freedom of moving out are well worth it.

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I turned 23 earlier this year and found out that my parents would be moving across the country, and I had to either move with them or move out on my own.

My girlfriend and I had looked at options where I’d live with a friend, but when all of those fell through, I realized I needed to make enough money to move out.

She helped me with my writing, I got better, and made enough from free-lance writing to help us move into our apartment. …


How you can be profitable without destroying your account.

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Have you ever been interested in options trading, but were too afraid to test the waters? Did you all of a sudden get interested in options because people made bank on AMC or Gamestop?

Or are you just here to learn and get a piece of the action?

Either way, trading options is not easy at all. It takes a lot of patience and strategizing even before purchasing your contracts.

As someone who’s been dabbling with options for the past year, I’ve learned a lot of lessons. …


If you disagree, the door is that way.

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It’s 2021, and blogging accounts for more than 50% of my income. That’s crazy to say, and it’s all thanks to Medium.

I joined Medium on my Army Deployment to Saudi Arabia back in 2019 because Gary Vaynerchuk told me it’s a great opportunity for creators.

Little did I know that Medium would become my home for writing and a means of earning money for my creativity.

Get marketable skills, put in the work, and live your life on your own terms.

That was my goal, and I achieved it. I have so much gratitude for my peers, mentors, my…


And how she makes me the luckiest guy out there

Roselyn and I

A pandemic probably isn’t a time when you think you’ll meet the love of your life. It’s a time where meeting anyone new is a big risk, and we’re advised to keep our distance.

Tinder is not the place where you expect to find a significant other, let alone someone you call your soul mate.

Life is really crazy, and everything happens for a reason: the timing, the connection, the bond, the love — everything.

Let me take you on a journey and a behind-the-scenes story of why I have the most amazing girlfriend in the world.

How We Met: We Matched on Tinder in 2018

Meeting online can…


And open yourself up to brand new opportunities.

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Go to school, get a good job, and have a steady 40k job.

That’s what most people my age are told, yet many of them are working normal jobs to pay off their student loans.

I dropped out of college in my sophomore year when I realized that I could make money through trading stocks and writing online.

Am I successful? No, but I’m happy. That’s all that matters.

Everyone has different paths and outcomes in their lives. It’s up to you whether or not you’re working smarter, not harder.

Are you going with plan A or plan B?

After high school, I went to college for mechanical engineering…


The market doesn’t just go up because you’re losing money.

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“You don’t lose until you sell” is what they say. Does anyone tell you about all the emotional baggage that comes with trading stocks and options?

Probably not. It’s a mind game. It tricks you into thinking you know everything about the stock market and quickly reminds you that you know nothing at all.

There are many different ways to win in the stock market, but there are four hacks that particularly make a difference.

Being patient and holding through the storms.

Stocks are going to be down at times — very down.

So down that, you’re going to wish you sold at a $1k loss but…


A massive to-do list can break even the most productive workers.

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Have you ever had a workday where you’ve fallen so far behind that you want to rage quit?

Jobs, schools, and anything in between always find a way to add up over time. Even the person who works well under pressure can crumble every once in a while.

If you’re wound up and seeking a way to refocus your attention back on track, you can try a few things.

Take 10 minutes to focus on your breathing.

Breathing can help alleviate any stressful situation.

You can try a breathing technique:

  • Inhale for 6 seconds
  • Hold for 3 seconds
  • Exhale for 6 seconds

In times of stress, I focus on my breathing to just calm…


Never get too optimistic or complacent.

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Consistent income, digital nomad, and more money than you can count going.

You never know with being an entrepreneur. One day you’re on top of the world, the next, you’re itching and scratching for a new hustle.

That’s what happened to me. I was banking off Medium and Newsbreak for as long as I could until a few changes happened, and I’m no longer able to support myself through those income streams alone.

Never quit your day job, they say, which is what never did. …


It’s the ultimate escape from chasing a dollar amount.

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When I first joined Medium in 2019, my plan was to create content while overseas on a military deployment.

Sharing useful information online is something that helps give me purpose. Helping people reach their full potential is something that makes me happy.

Making money through writing has been volatile. Some months, I’m making more than I know what to do with. Others, it’s as though it doesn’t even exist.

A steady source of income is fantastic but not always realistic in such a turbulent market. …

Jordan Mendiola

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