Today I get to share a very special guest post with you! I asked my mom, Ruth, to share her parenting strategies and what she did to raise me into a money-smart, financial-independence-crazy entrepreneur. She’s one of the best people I know and she’s the reason why I am who I am. Enjoy!
Cody asked me if I would write a post for his blog about how to be frugal and raise a money-smart kid.… Read More
Today I get to share a guest post with you from Joseph Hogue. He explains what financial freedom means to him, and how he discovered and later re-discovered fire. Join him as he shares all the financial lessons he’s learned from the FIRE movement. Enjoy!
Financial freedom can mean different things to everyone. Find your definition early and you’ll be one step closer to achieving it.… Read More
After hearing Suze Orman on the Afford Anything podcast, I realized something important. The FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement is wildly misunderstood.
Although many of my friends in the community have already chimed in on this issue, I feel that I can add value to the conversation.
In this post, I intend to shed light upon all of the misconceptions about the FIRE movement.… Read More
Welcome to the Fly to FI Blogress Report – September 2018! For those of you here for the first time, I post monthly reports detailing my blog stats, income statement, growth strategies, and more! I hope that you get some value out of this report and enjoy reading about my progress. Follow along each month as the Fly to FI community continues to grow!… Read More
For those just beginning their journey to financial independence, the first few steps can be scary. Fortunately, there are plenty of personal finance bloggers (myself included) who are willing to help! Nobody should have to take this journey alone, so hop aboard and let’s ride this money train to financial independence.
The goal of this post is to help you understand how to control your money. … Read More
There are two types of people in this world — those who control money and those who are controlled by money. If you identify as the latter, my goal is to transform you into the former by the end of this article.
This simple principle is the reason why the rich become richer and the poor remain poor.… Read More
This past weekend I attended Camp FI South in Little Rock, Arkansas. For those of you unfamiliar with Camp FI, it is an amazing series of camps all around the country organized by Stephen Baughier. In 2018, there were a total of six camps: two in Florida (Camp FI Southeast), one in Virginia (Camp FI Mid Atlantic), one in California (Camp FI Southwest), one in Minnesota (Camp FI Midwest), and one in Arkansas (Camp FI South).… Read More
I don’t talk about debt very often due to the fact that I was fortunate enough to avoid it. However, I do understand that debt can crush people and leave their financial houses in shambles. That’s why I decided to bring in someone who faced the debt demon head on and eventually persevered.
Today’s guest post is from Ashley with Budgets Made Easy.… Read More
Welcome to the Fly to FI Blogress Report – August 2018! For those of you here for the first time, I post monthly reports detailing my blog stats, income statement, growth strategies, and more! I hope that you get some value out of this report and enjoy reading about my progress. Follow along each month as the Fly to FI community continues to grow!… Read More
In the personal finance community, people tend to focus all of their energy on the minutia and forget what actually matters. They get sucked into the rabbit hole of “Which fund is best?” or “How can I reduce my expense ratio by .01%?” However, none of these small details make a dent compared to how much money you contribute.… Read More