Resources

“My financial journey began when my father passed away 1.5 yrs ago”

May 27, 2020
Thumbnail image for “My financial journey began when my father passed away 1.5 yrs ago”

Morning, fam! So we got this entry into our giveaway-palooza last week (winners listed here btw), and after reading it I couldn’t help but pry a little and share her story ;) Here’s her original note below, followed by my peppering of questions which led to a bunch of great tips and resources from Kylee. Hope this helps you along your own journey! J-MONAY! Good […]

4 comments [Check out the full article]

The Lifetime-Net Worth-Simulator

May 25, 2020
lifetime net worth

Happy Memorial Day everyone!! While you’re out reflecting and celebrating today, let me suggest another fun (and FREE) activity to include for your enjoyment: Filling out this Lifetime-Net Worth-Simulator! From a new blogger on the scene, Money Is a Solved Problem, who wants to help in his own way of giving you freedom :) And considering it’s only his 2nd post on the blog, I’d […]

12 comments [Check out the full article]

My Favorite Reads This Month 💎

May 21, 2020
Thumbnail image for My Favorite Reads This Month 💎

Morning! I don’t know why people keep saying they have so much more time during these quarantine days than normal as it’s only shrunken for us (these kids nip at us 24/7!), but if you’re one of those fortunate ones, perhaps some of these articles will help you pass the time more enjoyably :) Below’s a mix of my favorite financial and lifestyle reads from […]

5 comments [Check out the full article]

Things I learned this week…

May 7, 2020
fire heart

Y’all seem to be enjoying all these random things I’ve been learning, so I’ll continue sharing them unless the digital tomatoes start coming my way ;) Here’s the latest batch of things that have fascinated me… I’d love it if anyone could get to the bottom of #5 down there! #1. There’s a dating site for FIRE lovers! –> FireDating.me — “The first and only […]

10 comments [Check out the full article]

The 100-Day Financial Goal Journal!

May 5, 2020
Thumbnail image for The 100-Day Financial Goal Journal!

Morning, friends!!! Welcome back to everyone who wasn’t scared away from yesterday’s post! ;) One of my favorite Canadian bloggers just released an AWESOME new money journal out there, and wanted to make sure y’all were aware of it as it looks pretty good! And unlike other typical $$$ journals, this one helps you to *hone into* more specific goals to shoot for, and then […]

34 comments [Check out the full article]

A *FREE* Legacy Binder on the scene!

April 30, 2020
Thumbnail image for A *FREE* Legacy Binder on the scene!

Morning, y’all! So many of you know how much I LOVE Chelsea’s “ICE” Binder she put out the other year (“In Case of Emergency” Binder) – aka Legacy Binder – that houses all the things someone would need to know about you/your finances/family/estate/etc in the untimely death of you or your significant other, so naturally when I saw this note come my way I immediately […]

13 comments [Check out the full article]

Walden – The Video Game!

April 22, 2020
Thumbnail image for Walden – The Video Game!

Well here’s something you don’t see every day! A video game inspired by Henry David Thoreau! Who’s probably rolling in his grave right now at the thought of this being out in the world! Haha… But on the plus side – we all get to live like him now as if we were the main character in Walden! A must have classic on all FIRE […]

5 comments [Check out the full article]

A bunch of great articles I’ve enjoyed lately 👍

April 17, 2020
Thumbnail image for A bunch of great articles I’ve enjoyed lately 👍

Mornin’! Here are a bunch of great articles from around the web I’ve enjoyed recently… Def. going to start tracking that walking one and see where I end up! Super cool idea! Come across anything yourself you’ve really liked?! ****** It’s Okay To Laugh via Accidental FIRE — “I’ve been blogging for about 2.5 years but have never had anything truly go viral, until now. […]

6 comments [Check out the full article]

New Book + Giveaway: “The Money Tree” by Chris Guillebeau

April 14, 2020
Thumbnail image for New Book + Giveaway: “The Money Tree” by Chris Guillebeau

Morning! Got a new book for y’all that just hit the shelves – “The Money Tree: A Story About Finding the Fortune in Your Own Backyard.” By one of the most interesting people online, and probably offline too! ;) –> Chris Guillebeau! Long term readers might remember him from his Art of Non-Conformity days when he was working on visiting every country in the world […]

66 comments [Check out the full article]

New Book + Giveaway: “Keys to a Successful Retirement” by Fritz Gilbert

March 31, 2020
Thumbnail image for New Book + Giveaway: “Keys to a Successful Retirement” by Fritz Gilbert

Gooooood morning everyone!! So excited to share this new book with y’all from my long-time blogging friend, and occasional guest poster here, Fritz Gilbert from The Retirement Manifesto!!! One of the nicest guys in the community! Keys to a Successful Retirement: Staying Happy, Active, and Productive in Your Retired Years This has been a project in his head for years now, and on May 5th […]

133 comments [Check out the full article]

Free “Mindful Budgeting” Templates!

March 27, 2020
Thumbnail image for Free “Mindful Budgeting” Templates!

Hey guys! One of my favorite people in the world, Cait Flanders, just released her “mindful budgeting” templates for *free* for anyone who wants them. It includes weekly spending sheets, a monthly budget, a monthly calendar to stay organized, and two exercises to help you do monthly check-ins to see how you’re feeling + quarterly check-ins to ensure your spending aligns with values. More info […]

0 comments [Check out the full article]

This Month’s Favorite Reads 💎

February 28, 2020
Thumbnail image for This Month’s Favorite Reads 💎

Morning! Here’s a bunch of great reading material to feed your brain over the weekend :) Amazing what you can still learn about money and life even after being around for thousands of years… Lemme know if you’ve read anything great lately! ******* 101 Things to do at 5am! via 5am Joel — “I’ve tried almost all of these things over the past 3 years […]

6 comments [Check out the full article]

New Book & Giveaway: “Don’t Fall For It: A Short History of Financial Scams” by Ben Carlson

February 26, 2020
Thumbnail image for New Book & Giveaway: “Don’t Fall For It: A Short History of Financial Scams” by Ben Carlson

Morning! Got another book to share with y’all! “Don’t Fall For It: A Short History of Financial Scams” by financial blogger, and analyst, Ben Carlson Who you might know from A Wealth of Common Sense blog or his Animal Spirits podcast – both of which have been instrumental in helping demystify the world of investing around our community, and more specifically for ME over the […]

41 comments [Check out the full article]

Did you know…

February 25, 2020
Thumbnail image for Did you know…

Did you know… **That if your cash gets damaged, you can send it into the Treasury department and their forensic team will help recover it and send you back a check?** “Every week, the federal office in Southwest Washington receives hundreds of padded envelopes, boxes and even safes stuffed with cash ravaged by water, fire, shredding machines, insects or a canine’s teeth… Last year, the […]

13 comments [Check out the full article]