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In Retirement

My social status turned into a financial shit show

Your social status is solid. You're looking the part, kicking ass and taking names. But, where's all your money? Are you working forever?
Jul 18, 2019·9 min read
In Retirement

How safe is Credit Karma and free credit reports?

Credit Karma provides free credit reports, but how safe is the service and is it safe to rely on for major financial decisions?
Jul 17, 2019·13 min read
In Retirement

Two financial planning strategies that you must know

Financial planning is one of those things in life that you don't want to get wrong. Before making a plan, understand these strategies.
Jul 10, 2019·10 min read
In Retirement

Early retirement buzzwords and acronyms you must know

If you're going to retire early, you have to know the lingo. Check out my list of early retirement buzzzwords and acronyms!
Jul 5, 2019·5 min read
Early retirement

The wild card in your FIRE plans: Your parents

Without a doubt, Doug Nordman has his financial act together. I know this because I’ve interviewed him several times for articles I’ve written about early retirement. He retired at the age of 41 after 20 years of service with the U.S. Navy submarine force by saving more than 40% of his income. He shares his knowledge about achieving financial independence on his blog, The Military Guide . And he has even published a book that shows veterans how to retire on thei
Jul 4, 2019·6 min read
College

Three actionable steps to pay for college (and not depend on student loan forgiveness)

Whether or not student loan forgiveness plans make their way into law, use these three steps to pay for college quickly, the smart way.
Jul 3, 2019·14 min read
Financial independence

Can you still buy a home if you have student loan debt?

Student loan debt plagues millions of people out of college or trade schools. Does it make sense to buy a house with this debt?
Jun 26, 2019·7 min read
Early retirement

How to retire with a high income: A definitive guide

If you're wondering how to retire with a high income, you won't want to miss this definitive guide from early retirement expert Steve Adcock.
Jun 25, 2019·5 min read
In Retirement

Is financial independence even possible for me?

Is financial independence a realistic possibility for you? Find out in our latest blog post!
Jun 20, 2019·4 min read
Privilege

Stop believing privilege is the key to early retirement

When it comes to early retirement, is it luck or good decision-making that ultimately enables the option to quit the rat race early?
Jun 13, 2019·9 min read
In Retirement

17 side hustle ideas for busy executives (with skills)

I love side hustles. Use these 17 super unique side hustle ideas to completely transform your ability to make money and enjoy your life.
Jun 11, 2019·16 min read
In Retirement

Financial independence doesn't have a color

There is no color attached to financial independence, and that's one of the best qualities of this healthy pursuit of something better. At its foundation, this FIRE movement is nothing more than a desire to achieve: * less worry, * more happiness, * value in life Whatever those things mean to us. If you are living in the first world, you've probably observed that financial independence is achievable by so many people from all different walks of life. No race, gender or ethnicity has a mo
Jun 9, 2019·3 min read