Being frugal and charitable

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


How to travel abroad on less than $2000 – Costa Rica

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