I Don’t Contribute to My 401K – Should You?

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For 99% of the population, 401K contributions are a no-brainer. The tax savings, investment growth, and employer match are difficult to make a case against. However, I do not contribute to my 401K. I am in the 1%, but only due to certain, specific conditions.

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The Un-Budget: Say Goodbye to the Traditional Budget

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Sorry to break it to you, but the traditional budget is old news…

I’ll admit, a budget is a great tool for controlling your finances if your spending is wildly out of control. However, the traditional budget pales in comparison to the all-powerful “Un-Budget”. Are you ready to unlock a savings superpower?

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From Unemployment to Geoarbitrage | Rob from “Getting Canned”

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Today’s guest post comes from Rob at “Getting Canned”. He’s had quite the FI journey so far and I really think you’ll enjoy reading his story. From unemployment to geoarbitrage, Rob’s been through it all. Nobody can tell his story better than he can though. Enjoy the read!


First of all, thanks to Cody for allowing me to tell my story here.… Read More

Cash Flow FI

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There are so many different subsets of financial independence or FI nowadays that it’s hard to keep track. Well, here’s another one you can add to your financial dictionary. I call it Cash Flow FI and it’s my personal approach to financial independence.

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Saving Money on Liquor: A Poor Man’s Guide

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WARNING: If you drink fancy liquor and are extremely particular about your drinking, I’d skip out on this post… Still reading? You’re in for some actionable tips to cut your alcohol expenditure WAY down.

For those who don’t know me, I’m 22 years old. During college, I liked to drink, party, and have fun. Simultaneously, I aimed to reduce my discretionary spending.… Read More