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How to Analyze Early Retirement Health Insurance Options

We’ve made the jump from full-time to part-time work as a couple of 35-year-olds, here’s how we analyzed our early retirement health insurance options.

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Psychology

7 Financial Freedom Steps: Reaching Financial Independence

No matter which of the financial freedom steps you’re on, from dependency to abundance, here’s how you can reach financial independence and beyond.

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Finance

How to Save Money on Groceries (The Definitive Guide)

You know the basics of how to save money at the grocery store; this isn’t beans & rice. Be an expert: cut 30-40% more off your grocery bill, here’s our secrets!

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Psychology

Changing From Full-Time to Part-Time Work: I’m Going Hourly

Changing from full-time to part-time work will put your life into a spin, but there are good reasons to work part-time. I’m going from salary to hourly!

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Finance Psychology

Lifestyle Creep: How to Avoid Inflation (and My Costly Lesson!)

How can unmitigated lifestyle creep destroy your wealth? A simple decision between two apartments created nearly $52K worth of opportunity cost for me!

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Finance

FIRE Budget Review Detailed: How We Spent $40,885 in 2019

Our FIRE budget reveals how we live luxuriously, with a mortgage! A deep analysis of how we—two 35-year-olds in an MCOL city—spent $40,885 in a year.

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Psychology

Cheap vs Frugal: Surprising Differences (Find Your Frugality)

Frugal vs cheap: what’s the difference? Building frugality focuses on value while cheap fixes short-term issues but creates long-term problems.

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Meet Jenni

Meet Jenni, who started elementary school dreaming to be an anesthesiologist only to find herself as a debt-ridden pharmacy graduate decades later. It’s the story of a new American Dream.

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Finance

Our Early Retirement Plan During a Pandemic at 35

If you’re on the path to FIRE, you need an early retirement plan. You don’t simply flip a switch one day and retire. Learn from our own outline and strategy!

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Meet Chris

From sleeping in a dining room while starting a business—to living between dirt floors and tin roofs while finding a fulfilling life exploding with independence—this is how it happened.