This is a guest post from my good friend, A Purple Life. She's an almost-30 personal finance blogger living in Seattle, Washington who is on the path to financial independence and retiring early. Read about how she's on track to save $500,000 by age 30. Almost 5 years ago my life did a complete 180. I was living in the fast lane in Manhattan, working as an ad exec and spending my weekends soaking in all the … [Read more...] about How I’m Saving $500,000 | Early Retirement by 30
The other day I tweeted out "Has anyone written about the benefits of dual citizenship for financial independence?" and I didn't get too many responses. I'm considering applying for dual citizenship to open career opportunities in the EU and to hedge some of my future health care fears. Plus, I think it would be amazing to spend time abroad without worrying about visa restrictions. Tawcan responded that he … [Read more...] about Living Abroad Post FIRE – Visa Logistics and the Benefits of Dual Citizenship
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!