Our Best Lifestyle Inflation Decisions

Our Best Lifestyle Inflation Decisions

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)....

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Part-Time Work is a Great Option for Parents

Part-Time Work is a Great Option for Parents

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.

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How to Lower Housing Costs

How to Lower Housing Costs

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.

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22 Experience Gift Ideas for the Holidays

22 Experience Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Research shows that Americans waste a lot of money on gifts that recipients don’t even want. It’s time that we stop buying stuff for people and instead consider buying experiences. Here are 22 ideas for buying experiences as opposed to physical items.

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Life as a Self-Employed Digital Nomad

Life as a Self-Employed Digital Nomad

In the latest interview in the Slow FI interview series, Kevin Udy shares his decision to pursue a digital nomad lifestyle. Kevin details what caused him to pursue a change, describes what his daily routine looks like, and talks about how this change allows him a more fulfilling life. Learn more about Kevin’s story on his path to financial independence.

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Fitting Side Hustles into a Busy Life

Fitting Side Hustles into a Busy Life

Michelle from Savvy History shares her story about how she quit a few of her side hustles when her son was born. This comes at a time when I have made an important realization about side hustles. Learn how you can juggle a busy life and side hustles.

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Best Ugly Produce Delivery Service

Best Ugly Produce Delivery Service

When we first learned about financial independence, we started to analyze our spending. One of the first things that we realized was that we spent way too much on groceries. While I was doing research into Community Support Agriculture (CSAs), I stumbled across ugly produce delivery services, and found two companies in our area to test out. Here’s what I discovered.

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