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Our First Year on our Journey to Financial Independence – How Did We Do?

Our First Year on our Journey to Financial Independence – How Did We Do?

One of the reasons I started this blog was to hold myself accountable and measure our progress on our journey to FI. I am a fan of J. Money’s blog Budgets Are Sexy. A recent post of his got me thinking of what we have accomplished […]

Why I’m FIred Up About Driving a 10 Year Old Car

Why I’m FIred Up About Driving a 10 Year Old Car

Hi Y’all! I had an epiphany that Financial Independence = a shift in mindset. Like I said, “shift happens“. This shift in mindset saved me $37,656 dollars. Yep, here’s how.   HOW MY TOTALLY RELIABLE 10 YEAR OLD CAR CAME INTO MY LIFE In my Pre-FI, zombie-hamster-wheel, […]

SHIFT HAPPENS – How To Find Money By Changing Your Mindset

SHIFT HAPPENS – How To Find Money By Changing Your Mindset

Here’s my big take away from learning about Financial Independence: it’s a SHIFT IN MINDSET. This shift was the catalyst for our plan and our drive to start taking action. Here’s what we have done so far since January of this year. CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND […]

HOW TO GET FROM FINANCIALLY CLUELESS TO FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE

HOW TO GET FROM FINANCIALLY CLUELESS TO FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE

Hi Y’all! Financial Independence (FI)  rocked my world. Since being illuminated with FI the next step was to make an assessment of our current situation so I could come up with a plan on how to get us there. Here’s a snap shot of our […]