My husband said to me the other night, "Hey. Let's do a mini-retirement someday." I LOVED IT. Seriously, it elicited a stronger reaction than if he had given me a 100 roses. I've been wanting to take a gap year every since talking to Noah and Jillian on the podcast, two people I know who have taken or are planning to take gap years. Jillian's story is actually pretty amazing. She has 6 kids; 4 … [Read more...] about Planning for a Mini-Retirement with Jillian from Montana Money Adventures
If you're coming from Rockstar Finance, welcome! Today's guest post on Millennial Boss is from The Happy Philosopher. I first heard The Happy Philosopher on the Mad Fientist podcast, where he talked about finding happiness along the path to FIRE. This is a topic that I discuss frequently with guests on FIRE Drill, my podcast about financial independence, since so many of us struggle with burnout and staying … [Read more...] about The Happy Philosopher on Avoiding Burnout Along the Path to FI
When I was 8 I told my parents that I wanted to be a hairdresser when I grew up. I LOVED doing hair. My favorite babysitter would let me brush and style her long hair with barrettes, clips, and scrunchies for hours. When butterfly clips became a thing in the early 2000's, I would put 6 of them in my hair, twisting them into perfection and then rolling glitter all of my face to finish off the look before the … [Read more...] about FIRE Bloggers Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up Either
Hey guys, I'm excited to announce that the new podcast I've been working on is LIVE in iTunes! My friend Gwen from Fiery Millennials and I got together to interview over 20 inspiring early retirees, online business mavens, real estate kings and queens, and investing whizzes. We launched in 2017 with four action-packed and entertaining episodes. We now have 100,000 downloads and we're growing … [Read more...] about FIRE Drill Podcast is LIVE!
Today is the first Feature Friday! Each week we will be featuring a guest and sharing their story on how they're living life on their own terms. Our very first guest is Michael. He is the founder of Super Millennial and recently quit his six-figure job to pursue his dream of entrepreneurship and professional golf. He is currently promoting his first book, Advice For My Younger Self: Successful Habits for Health … [Read more...] about Feature Friday: Michael from Super Millennial
It truly does kill me to say that I really don't want to buy a truck anymore. I didn't really start questioning my desire to have a truck until we went to the financial gathering, Chautauqua, in 2015. It was there that I realized a couple things; happiness is more than just having "things" and relationships and experiences are far more valuable. To really know the full extent of how big of a deal … [Read more...] about Why I No Longer Want to Buy A Truck (& It Kills Me To Say That)