Blogress Report – December 2018 (and End of Year Recap!)

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Welcome to the Fly to FI Blogress Report – December 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 … Read moreBlogress Report – December 2018 (and End of Year Recap!)

Should You Eliminate Debt Before Reaching Retirement?

Should You Eliminate Your Debt Before Retirement

Today on the blog we have a guest post from Good Nelly about eliminating debt before retirement. She shares some solid advice about the best ways to handle your debt and all of the benefits of becoming debt free. If debt is something that is burdening your financial journey, this article is definitely one you … Read moreShould You Eliminate Debt Before Reaching Retirement?

How to Achieve a 50% Savings Rate (or Better!)

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The legendary 50% savings rate – for some it seems unattainable. But, the truth of the matter is that it’s just simple math. The math is the easy part, though. In order for this to actually work you will have to (1) track your spending, (2) control each expense category, and (3) save the difference. … Read moreHow to Achieve a 50% Savings Rate (or Better!)

How to Make Budgeting Fun

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The word “budget” often has a negative connotation because it limits or restricts. But what if I told you that a budget didn’t have to be this way? For the past year or two, I have been playing what I call ‘The Zero-Based Budget Side Hustle Game’. This style of creative budgeting has allowed me … Read moreHow to Make Budgeting Fun

How Minimalism Can Help Your Finances

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Today I’m excited to share a guest post from Jill at Five Senses of Living. She dives into the philosophy behind minimalism and how this concept can supercharge your path to financial independence. She challenges conventional consumerism and if you read until the end, she has a challenge for you. Enjoy! The road to FI … Read moreHow Minimalism Can Help Your Finances

Blogress Report – November 2018

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Welcome to the Fly to FI Blogress Report – November 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 … Read moreBlogress Report – November 2018

Financial Freedom Book Tour – The Next Chapter in My Life

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First of all, pun intended. This is the biggest news I’ve shared with you all to date and I’m SO PUMPED for what’s in store over these next couple of months! Long story short, I have teamed with up Grant Sabatier, creator of Millennial Money and author of Financial Freedom to promote the launch of … Read moreFinancial Freedom Book Tour – The Next Chapter in My Life

Is Financial Independence a Blessing or a Curse?

Is Financial Independence a Blessing or a Curse

The alarm wakes me up at 5:40 AM. I get up, shower, scarf down breakfast, and leave the house by 6:30 AM to catch the 6:57 AM train. The train ride is 1 hour and 23 minutes long. During the ride, I spend my time writing blog posts, editing the podcast, and responding to emails. … Read moreIs Financial Independence a Blessing or a Curse?

How to Break Away from Financial Dependence on Your Parents

How to Break Away From Financial Dependence on Your Parents

Today’s guest post comes from Harper Reid, a New Zealand native who blogs over at Tumblr. In this post, she focuses on the action items someone should take in order to break away from financial dependence. If you’re looking to gain financial independence from your parents, this article is for you! Similarly, if your son … Read moreHow to Break Away from Financial Dependence on Your Parents

3 Entrepreneurs Who Retired Early and How

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Lately, I have been closely studying a lot of the hyper-successful people within and around my niche – personal finance, but more specifically, entrepreneurs who retired early. What makes these individuals so successful? Well, after reflecting on this question over the past several weeks, I think I’ve finally figured it out. The magic formula for … Read more3 Entrepreneurs Who Retired Early and How