My journey to Financial Independence(FI) all began with Dave Ramsey. (He certainly seems to be a segue for many people into the personal finance realm). It's funny because I can't even recall how I stumbled upon his show. I wasn't looking for … Continue Reading about The Lonely Journey of FI
The Lonely Journey of FI
My journey to Financial Independence(FI) all began with Dave Ramsey. (He certainly seems to be a segue for many people into the personal finance realm). It's funny because I can't even recall how I stumbled upon his show. I wasn't looking for financial advice at the time. It may have just been dumb luck, or perhaps there was a higher power of some sort unknowingly giving me … [Read more...] about The Lonely Journey of FI
What Does It Mean to Live A Rich Life?
A little over three and a half years ago my grandma passed away. Without a doubt, she was the strongest and most wise woman I've ever known. Throughout her life she was always very dedicated to her family. Within the last several years before passing away, I would always hear her say "I'm so rich...," especially around the holidays when we were all together. She would then … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean to Live A Rich Life?
What You Should Know Before Starting College
It's been exactly 20 years since I was walking across that stage to accept a piece of paper that would be the dividing line between not having a care in the world and having to get my shit together quick. I remember it being an exciting time, but back then I knew very little about college and even less about money. I just knew I needed both. Unfortunately for me, I was … [Read more...] about What You Should Know Before Starting College
Financial Spring Cleaning
Spring time is here! Well, it's officially here, but depending on where you live you still may be trying to shake off that left over winter weather. Spring is arguably one of the best times of the year. It brings a sense of renewal in many aspects of life and in nature. Like many others, I always find this time year to be the perfect opportunity to do a little spring … [Read more...] about Financial Spring Cleaning
Emergency Funds: Weathering the Storm
This post may contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclaimer Page. Have you ever heard the phrase "Hope for the best, prepare for the worst?" When it comes to your finances, preparing for the worst can mean the difference between maintaining financially stability or sinking heavily into years and years of debt. So, how does one financially prepare for the worst? Two … [Read more...] about Emergency Funds: Weathering the Storm