How I Plan To Achieve FIRE Without My Husband’s Support.

Hi everybody, I am so happy to share this guest post that I wrote for HisHersMoneyGuide.com about my husband’s lack of enthusiasm for my FIRE journey and how I’m moving towards financial independence without his support. Please visit their site at https://hishermoneyguide.com/fire-without-my-husbands-support/ for the full story. Thank you for reading. I look forward to any … More How I Plan To Achieve FIRE Without My Husband’s Support.

The Twitch to spend

I was in my backyard preparing my garden for the upcoming fall weather when I noticed a beautiful flower pot that I had purchased a year ago was now covered in little bits of sap from the trees that line our property. I’m attaching a picture so you can see the planter in all its … More The Twitch to spend

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