The First Six Figures

How I Increased My Salary 400%

As I shared on YahooFinance, instead of settling for my first $20,000 paycheck after college, I learned seven steps to negotiate salary increases of over 400%.

What You'll Learn

Are you sure you're on the fastest path to financial independence? We all waste a lot of time chasing money, but our time is too valuable of an asset to waste. Learn how I established multiple businesses and brands, and how anyone can set-up automated tools to make extra money while they sleep.

  • FI/RE (Financial Independence / Remain Employed) - Learn how to quickly calculate your Financial Independence / Retire Early number

  • Passive Income vs. Side Hustles - learn how to use passive income and side hustles to increase your annual take home pay.

  • Multiply Your Income Streams - learn how I set-up my first seven income streams and how I net $4,000 in passive income in one month by setting up automated systems that run while I sleep.

  • The Money Team - learn how to use your new income to scale even further and faster with prioritized hiring of team members that can further expedite your growth.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome: A message from your instructor

    • Primary Income v. Passive Income v. Side Hustles

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Chapter 1: D.E.B.T. Free

    • F.O.C.U.S. - Focus On One Course Until Succesful

    • D - Define the Problem

    • E - Establish a Plan

    • B - Build a Budget (But You Don't Need a Budget)

    • T - Trust the Process

  • 3

    Chapter 2: FI/RE Accelerators

    • FI/RE Starter

    • How I Made My First Million (and was still broke)

    • Salary Negotiation: Seven Tools to Help You Make the Most Money

    • Resource Guide: A Data-Driven Strategy for Monetizing Your Online Brand

    • How to Increase Your Online Reach

    • How to Multiply Your Income Streams (A Breakdown of My First Seven Income Streams)

    • How We Did Over $20,000 in Passive Income Sales in 60 Days

  • 4

    Chapter 3: The Money Team

    • Monetize and Scale Faster with These Priority Hires

    • Executive / Virtual Assistant

    • Business Coach / Chief Operating Officer (COO)

    • Chief Money Officer

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) / Tax Planner

    • Community Manager

    • Certified Finacial Planner (Fee Only)

    • Niche Team Members

  • 5

    Accountability Checklist

    • Course Capstone and Accountability Checklist

    • More resources for you

    • Survey: How can we improve?

Your Instructor

The Marcus Garrett

After surviving the mean streets of the inner suburbs, Mr. Garrett obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and went on to become an award-winning writer and best-selling author. His prior personal finance-focused business reached 2 million podcast downloads in less than 4-years while winning awards for Best Millennial or Gen Z Blog (2019) and Best Generational Financial Literacy Content (2020). While working a full-time job, Marcus became a self-taught expert at building his own online brands and created multiple income streams across several ventures including his most recent brand: