The Fear of Second Place

The Fear of Second Place

I debated writing this post for a long time because I didn’t want to come off as an over-competitive freak. However, I decided that it was better to be transparent rather than to only highlight the positives qualities about myself. I HATE losing. I get jealous and motivated when I see someone doing something better … Read moreThe Fear of Second Place

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

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?

The Un-Budget: Say Goodbye to the Traditional Budget

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 moreThe Un-Budget: Say Goodbye to the Traditional Budget

The Slight Edge: 1% Makes All The Difference

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 moreThe Slight Edge: 1% Makes All The Difference

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

Saving Money on Liquor: A Poor Man’s Guide

A Poor Man's Guide to Saving Money on Liquor

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, … Read moreSaving Money on Liquor: A Poor Man’s Guide

Networking: The Key to Growth and Progress

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 moreNetworking: The Key to Growth and Progress

How to Travel the World with Free Accommodation

How to Travel The World With Free Accommodation - Fly to FI

From January to June of 2018, I lived in Australia on working holiday. I paid a total of $1,800 for accommodation. If I had been a bit smarter, I could have paid close to $0. But how is this possible?! In this article, I will teach you how to unlock the synergies between credit card … Read moreHow to Travel the World with Free Accommodation