Ep 20: Declaring Our Financial Independence

In honor of the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend, we’re going to declare our financial independence. Join us as we lay out a list of things we want to be independent of when retirement rolls around.

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The Game Plan

As we get set for a long holiday weekend celebrating our country’s independence, we thought it would be fun to incorporate that them on the podcast.

So on this episode of the Retirement Playbook Podcast, we’re going to list the things we want to be independent of by the time we reach retirement. If you’ve done a good job planning and executing that plan, each of these should be very achievable.

Everyone at Tondryk Wealth wishes you a safe and enjoyable 4th of July weekend.

The X’s & O’s

Check out the timestamps below to skip around to specific topics on the show.

[0:36] – Happy 4th of July

[2:51] – Independence from government is something to aim for in retirement

[5:02] – Independent of our family

[6:56] – Freedom from debt

[8:48] – Be independent from employment

[10:28] – Don’t be dependent on the stock market

[11:20] – You need to take the time to put your playbook in place.


I love this time of year, this holiday, and the time off we get for it. There are just so many amazing things about this country, even though we’re struggling right now. But I think there are so many things with this country that we have to be thankful for and grateful for.

– Dale Tondryk

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