Financial Freedom Book Tour: Week 5

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Another week in the books and I’m starting to really get accustomed to the van life. Since last week’s breakdown, Tom (the van) is holding up great. We were lucky to spend the entire week in California and enjoy beautiful weather and gorgeous views. Now it’s time to make our way up toward Portland for … Read moreFinancial Freedom Book Tour: Week 5

Frugality Buys Freedom: How and Why I Quit my Corporate Banking Job

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This post was first published on RockStar Finance. Some minor edits have been made to accurately reflect the timeline. I was 7 months into my first corporate job and I just couldn’t take it anymore — the long commute, the unfulfilling work, the lack of autonomy. This couldn’t be what the next 40 years look … Read moreFrugality Buys Freedom: How and Why I Quit my Corporate Banking Job

Behind the Scenes of the Financial Freedom Book with Grant Sabatier

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Over the past several months, I have had the good fortune of working directly with Grant Sabatier to launch his latest book, Financial Freedom. Since we’ve been in the trenches together this past week for the book launch, I thought it would be interesting to take you behind the scenes. I took the time to … Read moreBehind the Scenes of the Financial Freedom Book with Grant Sabatier

January 2019 Blogress Report – $311.81

January 2019 Blogress Report

Welcome to the Fly to FI January 2019 Blogress Report! 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 … Read moreJanuary 2019 Blogress Report – $311.81

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!)

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!)

The Zero-Based Budget Side Hustle Game

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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 moreThe Zero-Based Budget Side Hustle Game

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

Frugality and Entrepreneurship: An Unstoppable Combination

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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, financial independence and entrepreneurship. 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 moreFrugality and Entrepreneurship: An Unstoppable Combination

What I’d Tell my 20-year Old Self about Financial Freedom | Joseph Hogue

What I'd Tell My 20-Year Old Self About Financial Freedom

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 … Read moreWhat I’d Tell my 20-year Old Self about Financial Freedom | Joseph Hogue