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Psychology

Urban vs. Rural: Country Living With the Frugalwoods or the City

We’ve lived in the city for years but we’re getting envious of rural life. What are the pros and cons of urban living vs country life with the Frugalwoods?

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Finance

How to Sell Your Stuff: A Guide to Local Apps, Websites, and Tools

We’ve taken on a mentality of “renting” our stuff: it’s always for sale, for the right price. Here’s the apps, websites, and tools to quickly sell locally.

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Psychology

How and When Do You Decide to Retire Early?

Follow our lead as we show how we decided to retire early and when. An infographic shows that building wealth and picking a date shouldn’t mean you’re not open to change. After all, the goal of FIRE is happiness and satisfaction!

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Playing with FIRE: A Documentary on Retirement & Finance

Personal finance and retirement are pretty dry topics, but can they be made exciting when on the big screen? Watch as a couple put FIRE to a test.

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Finance

Early Retirement Health Insurance Options: COBRA & Part-Time Work

Making the switch to part-time at 35 years old with early retirement soon on the horizon meant lots of Health Insurance questions for me. COBRA, ACA, HDHP, HSA, HRA, oh my!

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Psychology

Switching from a Salaried Full-Time Career to Work Part-Time

Simply leaving isn’t an option when a career defines and fulfills you. This is the beginning of my experience as a salaried Pharmacist-in-Charge intentionally reducing my hours in pursuit of early retirement.

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Finance

Our Early Retirement Plan During a Pandemic at 35

We worked towards retiring early for a decade and it culminated with a novel coronavirus pandemic just before our 36th birthdays. How’s that working out?

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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.