We focus so much time here on making it to early retirement that we forget sometimes that being frugal doesn't mean that we can't be charitable as well. A recent excursion to the grocery story reminded me how truly blessed we are in the financial freedom community and how so many others are challenge to… Continue reading Being frugal and charitable
Throwback Thursday is my nod to all of us 80's kid to pull in some nostalgia that I'm sure many of us financial freedom pursuers will recognize. Today will be a homage to some of the great, and sometimes creepy, 80's television shows that we got the privilege to enjoy growing up in the 80's.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday
I'll be honest, I love games and I look at the financial freedom community as a collective group of individuals who are uber supportive, but all playing the same game. Who can get to financial freedom first. It's a fun game because all you people out there are fantastic individuals and those I've interacted with… Continue reading Who do you compare yourself to?
Let's be honest with ourselves for a moment, how many of us are truly good at moving money from their checking account to our investment accounts? How often do you find yourself pulling money from checking or savings and moving it into the investing category? There are few of us that are able to proactively… Continue reading Money Saving Tip #5 – Save Automatically
I think one of the first things I have noticed with the financial freedom crowd is we are dominated by those who grew up in what I consider the last disconnected generation before we went full on information overload. I consider myself blessed to have been in this generation, we had so many cool, fun,… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Growing up 80’s
I love living in a nation where we have the choice on what we spend out money on, for me I value experiences, great food and beverages, book, and other little things that aren't crazy expensive. I am the opposite of what most companies want from a consumer. Luckily for those companies there are people… Continue reading Stupid Product of the Week
I spent 14 days in another country with my best friend and spent less than $1500 including airfare. Being financially frugal and wanting to retire early prohibits lavish vacations, but that doesn't mean we can't explorer the world while we enjoy some of the simpler things in life. What I am outlining below is my… Continue reading How to travel abroad on less than $2000 – Costa Rica