Camp FI South Recap

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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

FIRE Below Zero Podcast Launched!

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This is the day that TJ from Half Life Theory and I have been waiting for. After hundreds of hours of work, countless mistakes, and a hell of a lot of determination, we have finally launched our podcast, FIRE Below Zero!

First, I would just like to thank the entire financial independence community for supporting me throughout my growth as a blogger, and now as a podcaster.… Read More

The Importance of Health & Fitness

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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 workout or recognize that your daily jogs have prevented you from a heart attack 30 years in the future.… Read More

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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