Moms on FIRE – Thoughts On Seeking Financial Independence With Kids In Tow

Are you - or do you know - a mom on FIRE? Not literally, of course. Before I started this site, most of the financial sites and blogs I read were devoid of women. My usual round-up included Mr. Money Mustache, J. Money's Budgets Are Sexy, the White Coat Investor, and sites like Bogleheads which … Continue reading Moms on FIRE – Thoughts On Seeking Financial Independence With Kids In Tow

Playbook for Tough Times Vol. 2 – Needs and Wants (Plus a Giveaway!)

Good morning all, and happy weekend! It's the start of the Fourth of July weekend for those of my readers in the US, and I hope you have something fun planned. For my readers not in the US, the fourth of July is our independence day celebration, and you can learn more about it here. … Continue reading Playbook for Tough Times Vol. 2 – Needs and Wants (Plus a Giveaway!)

The “Secret” Technique of Millionaires Who Don’t Budget

Today I want to introduce you to the "secret" technique used by millionaires who don't budget. Now, don't get me wrong - budgeting every dollar is an amazing strategy. Giving every dollar a specific job, before you start spending, is hugely helpful in getting a handle on your finances. The majority of millionaires budget, according to … Continue reading The “Secret” Technique of Millionaires Who Don’t Budget

It’s OK If You Don’t Want to Quit Your Job to Travel the World

It seems like many in the financial independence movement have the same goal - to quit their jobs and travel the world at 30 or 35. Now, there's nothing wrong with that goal. If that's what you're working toward, I encourage you to follow your dreams and go for it. But I wanted to put … Continue reading It’s OK If You Don’t Want to Quit Your Job to Travel the World

For Mothers Day, Give The Gift Of Financial Freedom (Plus A Gift I Got!)

If you're a mom (or married to a mom, or have a mom), you probably know that it's Mothers Day this weekend. So that means it's time to go out and spend money, right? After all, the average American spent $172 on Mothers day gifts last year.  I can see how that could happen pretty … Continue reading For Mothers Day, Give The Gift Of Financial Freedom (Plus A Gift I Got!)