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Spending Face

Hello Readers, Everyone's FI-RE journey looks different. You choose where to save and spend to maintain your individual quality of life....

The Hidden Power of the HSA

Hello Readers, Are you familiar with the HSA (Health Savings Account)? Perhaps you've heard of its cousin, the FSA (Flexible Spending...

Tracking Your Net Worth

Hello Readers, Do you track your net worth? Much like tracking where my money is going, I find it even more satisfying to track how my...

Partners with Debt

Hello Readers, Do you have debt? Those of you with significant others: did you take on your partner's debt? Is it their responsibility?...

Digital Minimalism

Hello Readers, Are you the person with 2,543 unread emails or 0? I'm the latter. You already know we are consistently bombarded with...

Low Buy: Clothing Edition

Hello Readers, I made a choice to stop adding to my wardrobe on my own dollar. As a result, I've only spent money on clothes during two...

The Digital Library

Hello Readers, One of my favorite apps is Libby, a digital library. All you need to sign up is a library card. For those of you with...

Girl Talk: Salaries

Hello Ladies, Have you ever felt reluctant to share your salary with female friends? I've had girlfriends hesitantly share their earnings...

The Dangers of Lifestyle Inflation

Hello Readers, Pictured: my new house. Have you ever gotten a raise and thought, perfect! I could use a new apartment, new headphones,...

The Value of Your Dollar

Hello Readers, You've heard of voting with your dollar, but have you considered the value of your dollar? In addition to reflecting on...

The Beauty of Buying in Bulk

Hello Readers, When I say "bulk" I'm not talking about weighing almonds in a bag, but that works too. I'm talking about buying hundreds...

Rewriting the 50/30/20 Rule

Hello Readers, Many of you have undoubtedly heard the standard savings rule: 50% needs 30% wants 20% savings I petition a rewrite: the...

Kitchen Hack: Free Stock

Hello Readers, While I wish the kitchen would give me free stock market stock, this is not that. Different, stock, different market. This...

Investing 101

Hello Readers, While it's smart to keep your emergency fund in a high yield savings account, any more is unnecessary because that money...

Low Buy vs. No Buy

Hello Readers, A great way to reduce your consumption and increase your net worth is by exploring the low buy and no buy challenges. Low...

The Beauty of Credit Cards

Hello Readers, When I got my first credit card roughly three years ago, I didn’t fully understand its benefits. Sure, it helps build...

IRAs: What's the Big Deal?

Hello Readers, Do you really need a retirement account? Definitely. You'd benefit from multiple. To the nay-sayers, I plan to live well...

Kitchen Hack: Glass Jars

Hello Readers, How often are you purchasing food in glass containers which promptly go into the recycling bin (or, gasp, the trash) upon...

Stock Market Red: Don’t Panic

Hello Readers, It’s totally normal to feel anxiety while watching a major market dip. You just bought a bunch of stocks at the high! This...

Tracking Your Spending

Hello Readers, While budgeting is a major component of FI, it doesn't excite me the way tracking my spending does. There are tons of apps...

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