Stand Tall & Own It

Episode 94 - Financial Independence, with Elisa Zhang

July 11, 2022 Andrea Johnson
Stand Tall & Own It
Episode 94 - Financial Independence, with Elisa Zhang
Show Notes

Elisa Zhang, owner/principal of $450M in holdings across 3000+ apartment units, has remained fully involved in the multifamily investing world throughout the pandemic and has never stopped finding deals that will benefit her investors. After successfully building a path to financial independence for herself in less than 10 years and transitioning out of her full time IT career she made it her mission to help motivated nine-to-fivers do the same. Elisa is deeply passionate about teaching those who want to quit their jobs how to do so using the power and infinite opportunity of real estate investing through her course offerings at EZ FI University and on her podcast, 10,000 Roads to Financial Independence. 

Topics discussed in this episode:

Leadership principle:  Lead by example.  Be willing to do the work.


  1. Morning intentional planning 5-10 minutes of journaling
  2. Miracle morning meditation
  3. Plan your day - clear your morning before 10am
  4. Write down 3 wins of the day at the end of each day

Green Flags:

  1. If you’ve contemplated it at all, research it to see if you want to do it.


  1. Start with self-assessment to see where you really are.
  2. Always invest in education.
  3. Know what you want.

Where to find Elisa:
Website: EZ FI University
LinkedIn: Elisa Zhang
Instagram: @elisazhang_fi
Facebook: EZ FI University
Podcast:  10,000 Roads To Financial Independence
YouTube:  Elisa Zhang  EZ Financial Independence University

Books she recommends:

  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad
  • The Miracle Morning
  • The Gap and The Gain:  The High Achievers’ Guide to Happiness, Confidence, and Success
  • Who, Not How: The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals Through Accelerating Teamwork 
  • The Go Giver
  • The ABC’s of Buying Rental Property

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