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Hello, I’m Trajan

I write about financial independence for entrepreneurs and the importance of getting out of debt, having an emergency fund, and building a portfolio you can live off for the rest of your life. You can read more about me here.

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What tracking what I eat for 2 years taught me

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I’ve always heard that a good diet is based on 2,000 calories. If you want to lose weight, one way is to eat less than that. If you want to gain weight, eat more than that. Whether you gain fat or muscle depends on what you eat. It even says a diet is based on 2,000 calories on the nutrition label of my Honey Nut Cheerios. I didn’t really know how much 2,000 calories was and what I...

Doing business with friends and family

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Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year. It’s a time when families and friends get together to just chill. There’s not the pressure of gifts or the rush of multiple, conflicting parties for 3 weeks like there is during Christmas. It’s cozy and relaxing. Unless you went into business with someone at the dinner table and it’s not going so well. Or even worse, if you lent...

The Bezos Vision for Humanity

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In a previous article, I outlined why I think Elon Musk’s vision of massive settlements on Mars is suboptimal and not the best use of money and resources. Mars has many problems, like high levels of radiation, low gravity, it’s very far away, it’s very cold and it’s in a gravity well. Not only is it very difficult to get there, it would be very uncomfortable and...

Investing for beginners

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Financial literacy is important for anyone wanting to build wealth. During my years as a financial advisor, I was surprised by how little people knew about basic investing. Most people spend more time planning their annual vacations than they do their finances. Maybe that’s why Americans are so bad with money. I don’t blame them. Investing can seem really complicated when you start to...

Trajan King

Hey hey. I'm Trajan. I'm a minimalist entrepreneur who loves exploring the world (42 countries), learning new things (7 languages) and trying to get better every day (working on my backsquat).

I write about entrepreneurship and building an optimized and happy life through systems, good habits and scientific research.

Join me and we'll discover how we can build businesses we can be proud of.

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