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Psychology

The Value of Time: A Telling Tale of Spending vs. Living

How do you set the value of time? Would you not spend $2M in exchange for 60K hours to do as you please? A telling tale of Chris & Irsch.

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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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Travel

Staycation Ideas: Make the Most of Your Pandemic Vacation

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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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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Finance

How to Use Apps & Websites to Sell Your Stuff Locally for Free

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

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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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Meta

Playing with FIRE: Documentary on Retire Early

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!