Today's guest post is from my friend Angela, at Tread Lightly, Retire Early. Angela's story is very inspiring and I'm sure you'll enjoy reading her story. Take it away, Angela! ------------------------------------------------------------------ My financial story starts pretty typically - as a college graduate with $24,000 of debt. After graduation, I packed up my old car and drove across the … [Read more...] about Tread Lightly, Retire Early!
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Today's guest post comes to us from Jason at Winning Personal Finance. Jason has an admirable goal of helping each and every reader of his blog make optimized decisions, so they can live the life they dream of. He believes that the financial independence journey isn't just about maximizing earnings, frugality or investing. Rather, it’s about defining a goal, setting a plan, executing and winning! … [Read more...] about Why I Focus on Financial Independence over Early Retirement
Fondue, anyone? Today I'm going to share some photos and blather on about the beauty of Switzerland. What a neat chunk of planet this place is. So for those of you aspiring to Financial Independence, keep saving up and put this destination on your travel list. Switzerland travel tips, here we come! For those of you already debt-free and looking to travel somewhere awwwzome, look no further than … [Read more...] about Switzerland Travel Tips
So often in a marriage or any domestic partnership, there are little disagreements and annoyances that pop up. Sometimes we let those things slide until they become ginormous conflagrations, leading to much bigger problems. Getting your partner on board with difficult changes requires a delicate touch. This can certainly be the case with Early Retirement. If you’re not on the same page with your … [Read more...] about Early Retirement Bliss: Getting Your Partner on Board
Spending can be so damned easy sometimes. You don't necessarily have to fall victim to the ever-present shadow of marketing and advertising. All it takes is the ultimate form of advertising (and Madison Avenue knows this well): Seeing what the neighbors are up to. I use the term "neighbors" loosely in this context. The Jones's here could be your friends, relatives, or the people you pass on the … [Read more...] about Substitutes That Save Us Lots of Money