How to Prepare to Get FIREd

Fighting Fired with FIRE

In order to tell this story, I have to jump way back to my high school glory days. Long story short … I used to rap (a lot). In my defense, I didn’t just rap about nonsense. I was always into lyricism and wordplay. Anyway, someone at work found out about this fun fact and … Read moreHow to Prepare to Get FIREd

The Importance of Health & Fitness

The Importance of Health & Fitness - Fly to FI

Health and fitness are a crucial part of life, yet they are often overshadowed by the pursuit of money. I believe that the reason for this is due to the delayed gratification of a healthy lifestyle. People want easy, quick wins that are tangible and quantifiable. Sorry, but you don’t get six-pack abs after one … Read moreThe Importance of Health & Fitness

Credit Card Basics: Credit Scores & Compound Interest

Credit Card Basics: Credit Score & Compound Interest

I felt obligated to write this post because I know too many people who don’t understand how credit cards work. My aim is to clear up any confusion regarding credit cards, credit scores, and credit in general. Misunderstanding and misusing credit can have detrimental impacts on your financial future. Do you know anyone who could … Read moreCredit Card Basics: Credit Scores & Compound Interest

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

I Don't Contribute to my 401K. Should You?

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. This content may contain affiliate links. See the Privacy Policy for more … Read moreI Don’t Contribute to My 401K – Should You?

Why a Budget May Not Be Right For You

The Un-Budget - Fly to FI

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? This content may … Read moreWhy a Budget May Not Be Right For You

6 Simple Strategies to Increase Productivity

I am not a genius. I am no more capable than you are. However, I have achieved things that other people say they could “never do”. Today, I want to share these strategies and tricks with you so that you too can have a slight edge. You only have to be 1% better to get … Read more6 Simple Strategies to Increase Productivity

Cash Flow FI

Cash Flow FI Fly to FI

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. This content may contain affiliate links. See the Privacy Policy for more information. Cash … Read moreCash Flow FI

How to Network the Right Way

Contrary to its generally negative connotation, networking is one of the key elements for growth and progress. No, I’m not referring to the sell-life-insurance-to-your-Facebook-friends type of “networking”. I am talking about forming real connections, attending relevant events, and garnering genuine, meaningful relationships. I credit networking for a majority of my successes in business, relationships, and life … Read moreHow to Network the Right Way