Let’s Talk Money…Part 2: Is My Goal to Reach Financial Independence in 7 Years possible?

In part 1 of my Let’s Talk Money series I calculated our savings rate and net worth. Calculating these numbers will help me track our progress towards financial independence (FI). They will also allow me to calculate the length of time it will take to reach my savings goal. There are many retirement calculators on … More Let’s Talk Money…Part 2: Is My Goal to Reach Financial Independence in 7 Years possible?

Let’s Talk Money…Part 1: Our Net Worth and Savings Rate

What is your net worth? The answer to this question can help determine how close to financial independence one is. Knowing your net worth is also great for tracking your progress. Many bloggers, including one of my favorites, J Money at http://budgetsaresexy.com, will track their net worth as often as monthly. It’s a great tool … More Let’s Talk Money…Part 1: Our Net Worth and Savings Rate

Late to FIRE

As a 42yo I’m definitely late in starting my FIRE journey. The blogs I follow are written by people who retired in their late 30’s or early 40’s, so I’m definitely late to FIRE in comparison. I honestly didn’t realize that not working my ass off until I was 65 was even an option. I … More Late to FIRE

The FIRE has been lit!

Hello and welcome to CRNA on FIRE. I am a 42yo Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who provides anesthesia services to a large number of patients everyday. I am happily married to an amazing husband and the mother of one beautiful little girl. I am pursuing FIRE which stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early. The FIRE … More The FIRE has been lit!