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)
When I was growing up in Boston I got into a fight with a friend from Connecticut because I said my favorite food was chicken palm (palm because the chicken is the size of your palm) and she said no it's parm, P-A-R-M. Her Mom heard us bickering and came over and said to me "honey, it's PARM, short for PARMESAN." ---whattttt--- I felt like my whole life was a lie up until that point because PALM is exactly … [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?
I was thrilled when my friend Gwen offered to write a guest post for Millennial Boss. Gwen is a crazy-awesome millennial who saved $100,000 by age 25 and is now on the path to early retirement. She founded the blog FieryMillennials, where she shares the nitty gritty details of how she will retire in her thirties. The coolest thing about Gwen's blog (besides the fact that she's hilarious) is that she openly shares … [Read more...] about Working is Expensive – Guest Post from Fiery Millennials
By definition, a cult is a relatively small group of people who have beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or sinister. There is this group of people I know that fit that description. First - They don't work. Many stopped working in their 30s. Second - They secretly have a lot of money and people are suspicious of where it came from. Third - They may talk about the benefits of … [Read more...] about The Secret FIRE Cult – And Why You’ll Want to Join It
Many people picture themselves getting rich in crazy ways. I used to dream of finding some undervalued stock and becoming a millionaire! I quickly found out though, that if I wanted to actually become a millionaire, I needed to start by saving in my retirement accounts. Yes, it's the boring approach to getting rich but it's the smarter approach since retirement accounts come with tax … [Read more...] about How to Become a Millionaire the Boring Way – 401(k), IRA, HSA