First, I want to give a huge shout out to John over at ESI Money and the whole Rockstar Finance crew. In early November, I saw a post from ESI about a chance to win a $100 gift card to use toward a charitable cause of my choice. Applicants sent over their ideas and the best were selected to receive a gift card.… Read More
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 rapid financial independence is the combination of frugality and entrepreneurship.… Read More
What exactly is ‘travel hacking’? In simple terms, travel hacking is the art of utilizing credit card sign-up bonuses to earn points and miles in order to travel anywhere for FREE.
I won’t waste any more of your time, so let’s get started with travel hacking! This post is your step-by-step guide to signing up for your first card, earning your points, and spending them.… Read More
Welcome to the Fly to FI Blogress Report – October 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 as the Fly to FI community continues to grow!… Read More
After hearing Suze Orman on the Afford Anything podcast, I realized something important. The FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement is wildly misunderstood.
Although many of my friends in the community have already chimed in on this issue, I feel that I can add value to the conversation.
In this post, I intend to shed light upon all of the misconceptions about the FIRE movement.… Read More
For those just beginning their journey to financial independence, the first few steps can be scary. Fortunately, there are plenty of personal finance bloggers (myself included) who are willing to help! Nobody should have to take this journey alone, so hop aboard and let’s ride this money train to financial independence.
The goal of this post is to help you understand how to control your money. … Read More
There are two types of people in this world — those who control money and those who are controlled by money. If you identify as the latter, my goal is to transform you into the former by the end of this article.
This simple principle is the reason why the rich become richer and the poor remain poor.… Read More