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Finance

Two Big Money Milestones (And Our April ’21 Budget Update)

We join the Double Double Comma Club, reach our donation goal on our first year anniversary, review conservation nonprofits, and scrutinize our budget!

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Finance

How “Cost of Working” Surprisingly Burdens Your Cost of Living

My career was costing me over $2,000/month! This is how I cut my “cost of working” and built a faster and more satisfying path to financial independence.

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Psychology

Life Is About Choices (and Here’s the Equation to Life’s Wealth)

Your life’s wealth is derived from your choices and your social environment. While you can’t change how your life begins, life is about choices, which you can.

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Finance

Finally, a Trip to the Beach! (And Our March ’21 Budget Update)

We review women’s (and girl’s) charities for our monthly donation, earn a huge cashback bonus, and review our March 2021 monthly FIRE budget!

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Finance

Beating the Standard Deduction with Strategic Giving

Here’s how my good friend’s family could boost their net worth by $11K every 5 years through strategic giving!

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Psychology

Is the FIRE Movement Fracturing Into Silos and Extremes?

The FIRE movement has evolved into a mainstream interest, and with it, a diverse set of subgroups. But are we losing sight of what matters as we form silos?

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Finance

Healthcare Nonprofits (and a Leaky Roof in Our Feb. ’21 Budget)

We review three healthcare nonprofits for our monthly donation, get a surprise roof leak, sell some stock, and review our February 2021 monthly FIRE budget!

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Psychology

FIRE Isn’t Prescriptive (It’s a Spectrum of Personal Choices)

Gaining financial independence has no rule set. No one defines retirement but you. These are 7 ways the FIRE movement misses the personal part.

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Finance

Black Wall Street and the Business of Creating a Community

Imagine a thriving community of Black-owned businesses and residences in the era of Jim Crow. It happened in Oklahoma where Black Wall Street was born.

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Psychology

Generalist vs Specialist: Pros and Cons for a Career (and Life)

Do you consider yourself a jack of all trades or an expert in your field? The differences between a Generalist vs Specialist reveal a spectrum and timeline in life.