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Chasing FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early)

Chasing FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early)

FIRE: An Acronym for Financial Independence Retire Early. FIRE is a financial movement that incorporates different strategies of saving and investing money.   The end goal is to be able to retire much earlier than the traditional retirement age. Those who are successful are able to live solely off of small withdrawals from their portfolio.   The end result of “retiring early” can have a different meaning to different people.  Most people who hear the word retire think it means that…

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10 Fun Activities For Kids That Are Cheap Or Free

10 Fun Activities For Kids That Are Cheap Or Free

When you have kids, it is very advantageous to look for cheap or free activities to do as a family. It is easy to come up with a list of “fun” things to do.  But then you look at the cost and realize that the money spent on these things just might not be worth it.   $9 per person to see a movie?  Skip.  $25 to go to the aquarium?  No thanks.  $110 to go to Disney World?!  No way. …

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101 Inspirational Personal Finance Quotes And Sayings To Build Wealth

101 Inspirational Personal Finance Quotes And Sayings To Build Wealth

The path to reaching your financial goals can sometimes be a bit bumpy.  You may come to a crossroad or get a few curve balls thrown your way. But the only way to get through to the other side is to just keep on going.   One way to get you through these difficult times is to remember the reason why you chose to be on this path.  Maybe the reason you are working towards financial freedom is to be able…

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The Ultimate Guide to Geoarbitrage

The Ultimate Guide to Geoarbitrage

If you have found yourself on this page you are most likely looking for an answer to the question: Should I Geoarbitrage?  Or perhaps you found yourself here wondering, what the heck is geoarbitrage?   Well for either question, you have come to the right place.  This article will contain an in-depth guide to geoarbitrage.  What it is, how to find the right location, and how to put your plan into action.  Some of the links below are affiliate links.  As…

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60 Key Investment Terms That Every Beginner Should Know

60 Key Investment Terms That Every Beginner Should Know

If you are new to investing you might have stumbled across a few (or more) investment terms that seemed confusing or maybe even like a foreign language.   Financial jargon may make you feel scared to take that leap into the investment world.  But educating yourself is the first step to building confidence.   No one expects you to know everything from the start.  Remember that everyone starts out with zero knowledge about the stock market.  Learning about investing is a process.  …

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6 Types of FIRE to Pursue – Financial Independence Retire Early

6 Types of FIRE to Pursue – Financial Independence Retire Early

There are several different paths to FIRE – Financial Independence Retire Early.   And different types of FIRE that may determine which path you choose.  Despite the end goal of FI being the same, no two people take the same approach.   In a world where we have so many different choices, lifestyles, and thought processes, we are able to use various strategies to find our way to our goals There are of course the general “steps to FIRE” and “rules…

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Best Camping Gifts: Under $50

Best Camping Gifts: Under $50

Need to find a gift for someone who loves camping and the outdoors?  The best camping gifts are both useful and practical.  But don’t be afraid to throw a few luxury and comfort items in there too.    At this time more people than ever are getting outdoors, going for a hike, and camping under the stars.   Currently, domestic travel is more popular than international travel.  That means that there has been an increase in the number of people that are…

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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Gifts For People Who Love To Travel

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Gifts For People Who Love To Travel

Are you looking for the ultimate guide to the best travel gifts but don’t want to shell out a ton of money?  Or maybe you need to find a great gift but are unsure of what the traveler in your life really wants?   Then you’ve come to the right place.  Some of the links below are affiliate links.  As an Amazon Associate we will earn a commission from qualifying purchases if you decide to make a purchase through our link,…

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Visit North Cascades National Park With Kids

Visit North Cascades National Park With Kids

Making a trip to North Cascades National Park with kids will provide your family with an unforgettable experience.   Traveling with kids can sometimes be a challenge.  The interruption in naptime, long travel times, and just the general unknown.  There seems to be a lot more planning that needs to be done when traveling with a family, as well as a whole heck of a lot more stuff to bring along .  But taking that family vacation is worth it.  You…

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Families Who FIRE: Families For Financial Freedom

Families Who FIRE: Families For Financial Freedom

In this interview for our Families Who FIRE series we talk to Stacie from Families For Financial Freedom and learn all about their FIRE path. Each of our interviews have highlighted a family who is on their FIRE journey. Although we all have our own approach to reaching FI and may be in different points of our journey, we all have one thing in common. We all have a goal of FIRE and are passionate about helping others successfully reach…

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Families Who FIRE: Family Finance

Families Who FIRE: Family Finance

There are so many families in the world who are trying to reach FIRE. We have really enjoyed sharing these stories with you. And hope to provide you with a little bit of inspiration to keep on working towards your goals. Being a family working towards FI isn’t much different than if kids were not in the equation. But one thing that does stand out when you do have a family is finding that work/life balance. This is especially evident…

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