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How To Get Out Of Debt: Paying Off Debt with The Debt Snowball

We all hate being in debt, yet most of us find ourselves there at some point in our lives. Whether it’s student loans, mortgage, credit cards, payday loans or anything in between. When we find ourselves drowning in debt we start scouring the internet for all sorts of debt payoff solutions. Inevitably, we see the …

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Arizona Road Trip Review: The Grand Canyon and More!

I don’t think D can remember a time that I didn’t talk about how badly I wanted to go to Arizona. I spoke about it constantly and would browse through pictures of the sights I wanted to see. It took years for us to finally plan the trip. We always put it off, it was never the right time or the expense would be too high. All that changed when we discovered travel hacking. Check out our post How we booked a week long trip to Arizona for $34 for our family of 3 to see how we travel hacked this trip. Now its time for the trip’s review post. This post will take you through a full review of Arizona and the sights we saw. Surprisingly enough, it took me a long time to get this review together, we did a lot in a short period of time.

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How we booked a week long trip to Arizona for $34 for our family of 3

Our first official attempt at travel hacking. We learned about the wonderful world of travel hacking in September of 2017; we were blown away and ecstatic to say the least. We listened to the multiple ChooseFI episodes that detail the Chase gauntlet, checked out The Points Guy and read various blogs and knew we had …

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M1 Finance Simple, Easy Investing for Everyone

This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. M1 Finance had me intrigued from the very first time I heard about it. From afar it doesn’t seem that different from a typical investing platform but it really is so much more. M1 Finance allows you …

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How to Maintain a Social Life While Aiming for FI

The journey to financial independence isn’t for everyone. Convincing someone to save half their income isn’t always the most appealing, it would go against everything they have ever known. We are taught a 10% savings rate is ideal so why go above that? We are taught to retire at 67, it’s not attainable or sustainable …

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Wedding Bills

You know your wedding day is the best day of your life, right? Well, that’s what they tell you anyway. At a minimum, it’s a day you will never forget. Is it worth it though? Is it worth the cost, and when I say cost, I don’t only mean money. It will cost you time, …

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2019 FI Resolutions

This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. 2018 was the start of our journey. Was it perfect? No. But it was eye-opening, check out our post explaining why. Here we are at the beginning of 2019 getting ready to start again, this time with …

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