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 today with four action-packed and entertaining episodes, particularly Episode 2 (if you're into that sorta thing). Here … [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)
Yes, it's totally possible to retire before the standard age of 65! Check out this list of fifteen people who retired in their twenties and thirties. 1. JP Livingston - Retired at 28 JP worked for a firm in New York City for seven years before retiring at age 28. She credits her early retirement to her corporate success, insane commitment to saving money, and smart investing. Check out … [Read more...] about 15 People Who Retired In Their Twenties and Thirties
This post was inspired by Joshua Sheat's Radical Personal Finance podcast episode, Why Wait Until You're F.I. to Live Like You're FI? In the episode Joshua talked about how he faced a crossroads a few years ago. He could continue working in financial services and saving aggressively towards financial independence...or, he could quit his job and start building the life he wanted at that very moment. If … [Read more...] about Why Wait Until You’re Financially Independent to Live Like It?