Crazy market got you down? Looking for someone to make fun of the gloom and doom mainstream financial reporting – or some solid advice? I’m bringing you both in today’s article and video.
A few weeks ago, we got back from our epic dream trip to Japan. This was a trip we saved and invested for over nearly 20 years. Come check out our investment strategy, and the many things we did over the course of our ten day trip for a family of five. Bonus content – you get to see me attacked by pigeons!
It’s house on FIRE day! We had an electrical emergency over at CMO central the other day, and fortunately had a birthday hero here to help save our house from catching on fire. This experience was a powerful reminder of the importance of emergency funds – and emergency plans. Read more about what happened, and be sure to catch the bonus video with interviews with my family about the event.
Today I’m reflecting on mortgage free life. Three months ago, I hit the submit button on the mortgage companies website, getting rid of the last debt we had. Today I’m talking about different aspects of debt free living – from the mentality of “we don’t have a mortgage, so we can afford it!” to how life doesn’t necessarily change in the ways you think it might.
I’ve been giving a lot of thoughts lately to the “why of FI”, or financial independence. The FIRE movement seems to get a lot of press because of the “RE” – or Retire Early – part of the acronym. After all, we’ve all seen the stories of people retiring at 30, 35, or their early […]
Small business owners and freelancers deserve raises. Read more about why, and how to increase your prices without driving away your clients and customers.