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Finance

VTSAX vs VTI: The Best Index Fund? (And Top Alternatives)

Is there a perfect index fund, VTSAX vs VTI? Compare Vanguard’s titans and 5 alternative mutual funds & ETFs to make the best decision for your portfolio.

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Psychology

Why NOT to Turn a Hobby Into a Business: From Joy to Job

Turning a hobby into a business can bring you riches or leave you with a lost passion. Here’s how to decide if it’s worth switching from hobby to business.

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Psychology

The Value of Time: What’s It Worth? (Spender vs Saver)

Time is your most valuable asset and it’s non-renewable. What’s it worth to you? Follow the story of the spender vs saver to define the value of time.

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Finance

How to Retire Early With Real Estate Reader Case Study

Could real estate investing be the route for Mike’s family to reach financial independence with their $1.5M net worth goal?

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Psychology

Personal Fulfillment: Why Success at Work Isn’t Enough

There’s more to feeling fulfilled than promotions & awards. My pharmacy career is a success story but wasn’t enough to create personal fulfillment in me.

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Meta

Reader’s Choice Donor-Advised Fund Launch and Blog Update

Furthering our mission to give back, we’ve launched a donor-advised fund (DAF), funded with FIRE, where our readers choose the grant recipients.

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Finance

Net Worth Revealed! Our July 2020 Income & Expenses.

Our dividends tumbled but an Accountable Plan rescued our savings rate! We’ve revealed our net worth details for a little financial voyeurism.