Financial Independence

How a near death experience inspired us to FIRE

By: Dylin | Retire by 45 My wife, Allison, and I were fortunate to be able to retire in our mid-40s.  It wasn’t easy. We worked hard for...

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Financial Independence

Financial Independence is more than retiring early!

By: Feeding Our Fire Financial Independence isn’t always about Retiring Early, after several years of planning for an Early Retirement, life threw us a pretty big curveball. Life Happens Mrs. FoF and I have been on the Financial Independence path for a few years and have been saving towards a...

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Financial Freedom Is Not About Money, It’s About Living Your Best Life

By: InvestedWallet.com There is no doubt most of you reading this are quite familiar with the term financial freedom. It’s a goal I’m actively pursuing and something most would like to achieve in their lifetime. We’ve also all have experienced an unexpected and expensive bill, whether that...

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Where Are You on the Spectrum of Financial Independence?

By: Matt | SpillsSpot.com A while back, I came across an awesome post by Morgan Housel at Collaborative Fund titled, “The Spectrum of Financial Dependence and Independence.” The posts detail 17 levels from Level 0 to Level 16 along a spectrum ranging from complete financial dependence to...

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Daily Cold Showers And The Financial Independence Movement

By: Tuppennys Fire Place You may have picked up a few hints that I can be a frugal weirdo when I want to. I’m the person who has talked about getting rid of toilet paper and using only washable cloths. I”m the female who’s never had her eyebrows ON FLEEK. What I may not have mentioned so...

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There is a Secret Formula to FI, But It Ain’t No Secret!

By: Jim | Route to Retire Everyone likes a secret, but a secret formula?  Even better! Now that we’re only a few months out from me quitting my job, we’re starting to share the news more with friends and family. A lot of them seem to be a little confused, but then we talk about our …...

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Why I Don’t Calculate My FI Date

By: MySonsFather.com I’m not what you call outdoorsy. (I know, yet another thing that makes me an outsider in the personal finance community.) In fact, given the choice between visiting a big city or the great outdoors, I’d choose the big city every time. (Well, maybe 9 out of 10.) But one of...

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Tony Robbins Explains How ‘Literally Anyone’ Can Achieve Financial Freedom

By: Jennifer Barrett | Grow Tony Robbins knows a lot about starting with a little. The best-selling author grew up “dirt poor” in California and once worked as a janitor to help pay the bills. Today, he’s worth an estimated half-a-billion dollars. Now Robbins—whose personal and business...

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What My Father (Inadvertently) Taught Me About Financial Independence

By: Creating MY Kaleidoscope Hopefully, everyone recently enjoyed celebrating Father’s Day.  My own father hasn’t come up very much on this blog, but our relationship was an instrumental part of my formative years.  While our bond has changed over time, I’m very thankful to still have him...

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FIRE. RIP. 2014-2018

By: Tawcan When I created Tawcan.com, the sole purpose was to chronicle our journey for financial independence and joyful life. I wanted to share my knowledge with like-minded people. I could have just focused on writing articles about money and personal finance. But I didn’t. Right from the...