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Psychology

Negotiating Pay Effectively: Why I Turned Down a $175K Salary

If money didn’t matter, wouldn’t that be your strongest position to start negotiating pay from? You can go from a weak position to the strongest with FI.

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Travel

Staycation Ideas: 14 Cheap and Fun Activities Near Home

Steal our staycation ideas to make the most of vacation during the pandemic. Healthy, safe ways to have fun and explore home like tourists!

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Psychology

How Much Money Is Enough: Build a Life You Want, Then Save

While defining how much money is enough in wealth and income, we have to consciously build the fulfilling, exciting life we want, then save for it.

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Finance

How to Become a Millionaire in 10 Years: Debt to $1.2M at 33

Our thirteen-year saga from student loan debt, to graduate school, shifting careers, and starting two businesses. At the lowest point, we went from a negative $107K net worth to $1.2M in nine years. This is how we became millionaires and reached financial independence.

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Psychology

City Life vs Country Life: Pros and Cons From Living Both

We’ve lived urban for years but might be envious of rural life. What’s the pros and cons of city life with us vs country life with friends The Frugalwoods?

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Psychology

This Is How to Take Control of Your Email Work-Life Balance

When you realize work email is creeping into your home life—taking downtime and disrupting relationships—make this simple change to take back your life.

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Finance

Credits & Dividends Yield 78% Savings Rate for June 2020

Our second monthly balance sheet update: with dividends added our savings rate ballooned. See the details for a little financial voyeurism!