What I enjoy about running is that you run your own race. You compete against yourself. When it comes to finances, people too often compare themselves to the average person to gauge their financial progress. But this is a huge mistake.
In 2018, I experienced burn out. I had been working long hours at work and my work conditions worsened. In this post, I share more about my journey, the causes of burnout, and how to prevent burnout from happening in the first place.
Kim and her husband share their Slow FI journey, and how they have leveraged freelance work to achieve their lifestyle goals. Their journey, like many others, is filled with a lot of small changes along the way.
Corey and I have accumulated a lot of stuff. When we set out to embark on the minimalist challenge, we weren’t sure how it would go. But we completed it and we’re glad we did. Here’s what we learned.
I used to be a meticulous goal setter, and I was successful at achieving my goals. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the best thing for me. This led me to a dark place without habits that were best for me. Now, we set goals differently.
This weekend, we sat down together to reflect on our finances, what we learned this year and our goals for 2020. We’d love to share our most important reflections with you.
Corey and I do very well financially. This good fortune was not always the case for us. When we first graduated from college and got married, we were broke. We were also determined to live below our means. We moved to northern New Jersey (New York City Metro Area)....
This interview with Carol from Downsize Your 2080 is the first interview with someone who is already financially independent. Her story emphasizes how part time work is a viable path for parents who would like to have both professional accomplishments and time with their children.
If you are looking to improve your financial situation, you should consider lowering your housing costs. While housing is the single largest expense category, it is also unique in the sense that it is more permanent than other categories. Figuring out how to lower your housing costs will depend on your unique situation.