We escaped Virginia’s winter with a trip to Barbados and started planning our wedding this month!
We closed the year with a desert escape to see family and the FIRE community. Plus, we explore our huge $47K monthly budget ballooned by dividends!
Our FIRE budget details how we lived an adventure-filled life in 2022 on about $57K/year as two 38-year-olds. Steal our tricks to reach FIRE!
After a pair of quick trips with friends to Nashville and Cancún, November ended with a family Thanksgiving and one of Chris’s favorite local events.
Read how we traveled from the US to Portugal and spent 30 days exploring Iberia and the Azores for just $4.5K! Plus, see our monthly FIRE budget!
Portugal, Spain, & Azores—our FIRE travel budget and experience so far (along with tips and tricks)! Plus, we donate to Middle East relief.
FIRE is the art of mitigating risk and amping advantages in your financial life to free yourself from drudgery. How do the benefits of getting married play into it?
If you just don’t count a monthly budget sized single spending category—our mysterious “gift” expense—we stuck to our FIRE budget in August!
Our quiet July still included a trip to OBX and DC, but hey, that’s what the point of FIRE is, right? Time for what you love! Travel, friends, and family!
Learn how we managed our FIRE budget in June and took care of our home & health. And help us pick which nonprofit to support to fight hunger by voting!