Category: Financial Independence

Financial Update: Finally Free?

Been a while since posting a financial update or spending report. We have been busy with other stuff, quitting our jobs and moving into an RV for example; we also switched most of our spending in recent months to a credit card that Mint wouldn’t track (one of the lesser known perils of credit card churning) so had gotten behind on tracking expenses; mainly, we’ve been lazy and procrastinating. Right now seemed...

The Joy of Quitting: Brought to you by FU Money

We quit our jobs. We’re not pulling the plug on working or perusing early retirement even earlier (yet). We each decided it was a time for a change and to find jobs that would be more fun and fit into our lives better. This was one of those times that having FU money pays off well before being financially independent. It would be easy to find reasons why leaving well paying, secure, “prestigious”, etc etc. jobs isn’t...

MC taking in the view at the Grand Canyon

I couldn’t have said it better myself: How much of your life are you selling off?

A few days ago, The DJ was doing some stealth proselytizing and asked me for a good introductory article on the topic of financial independence and early retirement. She meant something a bit more substantial than this post inspired by underpants gnomes. This led me to re-reading How much of your life are you selling off?

How We Plan To Retire Early

Personal finance demystifed in three easy steps

What is Freedom 35?

Wherein we explain the origins of this hopefully catchy blog title

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