Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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Become Financially Independent

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bevel1Work In Progress

In order to gain the level of financial dependence which I desire; I figure, I’ll need to instantly start cutting back and saving money. Eliminating the things I want but don’t need.

I will need to either create sources of income to increase my financial position, then save as a result until there’ a great abundance.

I will need to market the various things I do online by helping educating, coaching,teaching and equipping others with avenues to help them gain financial increases in their lives as I do the same for self.

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Doing these things will certainly aide my challenge to live a comfortable life-style and take nice long vacations on beautiful beaches with the breezy wind blowing ever so gently. 1 week ago

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ginaw1175I'm well on my way

I have struggled for awhile but I am pretty sure I have found the perfect vehicle for this goal and I plan on using it and then not having to work a desk job. I will succeed!!!!! 1 week ago

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akamalWhere to start?

Well, I googled “How to become financially independent”!!

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glad i can see that looking back there was so much i had to do before i became turly financially independent. Wish Id been more proud of those accomplishmenets ( ie paying for car troubles, not having to rely on my dad etc) 3 weeks ago

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Kato_doing better

so, it’s not as bad as last time. I have a shitty job that is really low-paid but somehow I’m managing to pay off my debts little by little. It’s still a lot, but mostly bank-loans and not money borrowed from friends, so it’s a relief. 1 month ago

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