Quitting My 9-to-5 Put Me $26,000 In Debt (Here’s What I Wish I Had Done Differently)

Declan Wilson
Jun 2 · 6 min read
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Step 1: Stay Patient

Step 2: Build a basic revenue model (or a few)

Step 3: Learn to budget and save up cash

Here’s a helpful little guide

Step 4: Grow your following

Step 5: Prepare yourself mentally


Where to go from here


The Post-Grad Survival Guide

Medium’s Millennial Work, Money and Life Advice Publication.

Declan Wilson

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Stay-at-home dad. 9-to-5 escapee. Aldi aficionado. Learn how to build your 5-to-9 👉 5to9.declan.pm

The Post-Grad Survival Guide

Medium’s Millennial Work, Money and Life Advice Publication. We discuss our post-grad blues, successes, failures, and everyday life right here.

Declan Wilson

Written by

Stay-at-home dad. 9-to-5 escapee. Aldi aficionado. Learn how to build your 5-to-9 👉 5to9.declan.pm

The Post-Grad Survival Guide

Medium’s Millennial Work, Money and Life Advice Publication. We discuss our post-grad blues, successes, failures, and everyday life right here.

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