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Old 07-13-2014, 12:50 PM
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I do love it, love getting up early working on my equipment. I wish I started my own business earlier in life and quit my previous job sooner. As stupid as it seems Love mowing and gardening on quality lawns and properties. Looking back I wish I never took a break from this industry. Ask me in 5-10 years who knows Ill probably have a different answer.
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Old 07-13-2014, 01:23 PM
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My weekend hobby mowing grass income doubles every year. I am eligible for retirement in 9 years but if thiskeeps up may be retiring earlier to mow.
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Old 07-13-2014, 01:41 PM
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It all looks good on paper until you get out there and start doing it full time. There is no way i'd leave a job making 80K to mow some lawns, especially if it wasn't something I liked all that much. I don't care for mowing lawns myself. When i get enough lawn application customers and finally drop mowing completely as a service i'll probably hire someone to cut my own grass to be honest.


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My average yard right now is $40-$50 per cut.

$45 per cut x 60 weekly accounts = $2,700 per week
$2,700 per week x 35 weeks = $94,500 per year with a lot of time off

If I'm debt free except for my house with a very large emergency fund, I can't see having any problem contributing to my retirement and buying my own insurance.

These numbers looks about right?
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