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Soliciting Advice

Melissa Blevins’ perfection hangover cure offers an answer to overcoming inspiration obstructions

I (Melissa Hollis) had the chance to chat with Melissa Blevins from Perfection Hangover about where her perfectionist qualities came from and how freeing herself from those shackles enlightened her financial future.
Nov 15·12 min read
How to Save

100+ minimalist gift ideas for being more frugal

Saving for your financial goals doesn't leave much room to budget for Christmas gifts. Here are 100+ ways to save money during the holidays.
Oct 31·7 min read
How to Retire

The best advice for living forever off your retirement

Attaining finanical freedom isn't just about making and saving money, it's about being able to maintain a new lifestyle
Oct 21·5 min read
How to Retire

How much does income affect your post-retirement lifestyle stability?

One of the most spirited debates within the early retirement community revolves around the influence that a high level of savings (as well as income) has on a person's ability to retire early. I have argued in the past that although a high income can help, an aggressive savings schedule is a far better measure to determine a person's fitness for early retirement.
Apr 3·4 min read
In Retirement

What's your money's purpose? No one ever got rich by saving money

It's got to ruffle your feathers, doesn't it? Those people who say that saving money isn't how you get rich; how to retire early. "No one ever got rich by saving money", they say. How dare they. After all, saving money is what we personal finance and early retirement bloggers write so much about. We fill the digital airwaves with wickedly creative "hacks" to save a buck or two with virtually everything we do. Like going out to eat. Or shopping in bulk. Or refusing warranties [https://thinksaver
Sep 25, 2017·6 min read
How to Think

How to make $100 worth a whole hell of a lot

When you're working full-time and bringing in $100,000 a year, a $100-spot probably doesn't seem like all that much.
Oct 26, 2016·4 min read
How to Save

Email from a reader: Your retirement account grew by $120,000 in 2015? Bull!

I received an email from a reader who expressed disbelief that my investments grew by a whopping $120k this year - and the year isn't even over yet.
Oct 28, 2015·4 min read
How to Retire

My retirement Renaissance: A journey from insane spending to retirement saving

From a life of excess to a life of investments and savings, I shaved years off of my working life and found out how to enjoy the simply things in life. Stress free and retirement looming, this 33-year old is one happy camper.
Nov 19, 2014·5 min read
How to Think

Live like you're poor, feel like you're rich

What if I told you that the poorer you feel, the richer you become? The instant you shed the need for stuff, you begin a journal down a path that is damn near amazing.
Nov 18, 2014·3 min read