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?
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!)
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 … Read moreHow to Support our Homeless Veterans
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
The Capital One Venture card is a fantastic option for anyone looking to get started with travel rewards. This post will serve as your step-by-step guide to signing up for the first card, earning your points, and spending them. I have personally saved thousands of dollars using travel rewards and the Capital One Venture card … Read moreHow to Use The Capital One Venture Card for Travel Rewards
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 … Read moreBlogress Report – October 2018
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 … Read moreWhy Critics are Wrong About the FIRE Movement
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 … Read moreHow to Control Your Money