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Fireside Chat: How to Quit your Job, Go Solo, and Still Pay Your Bills

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DCYE's first event of 2013!

On January 28th we'll be at Brixton having an intimate, fireside chat about something every trep is thinking about, all of the time: Money. More specifically, how to quit your job, go solo, and still pay your bills.

One of the enduring mysteries about DC is that there are so many seemingly unemployed people who somehow manage to live in fabulous apartments in Dupont Circle, party at happy hour every night of the week and brunch at Founding Farmers every Sunday, all without ever seeing a paycheck. And yet, there are also a lot of treps out there who have figured out how to run their businesses and still pay their bills, even if it means living on a ramen budget.

We've gathered some of the savviest of the solos as well as an expert financial planner to talk numbers, details, and reality. This isn't some fluffy, vague, feel good meeting about having hope and caring about your business against the odds. This is a spreadsheets and calculators tale of exactly how these treps found the money to follow their dreams. If you've been wondering how to make a go of it in the New Year, this is the chat for you.