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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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4 reasons we missed our 2018 savings goal and why 2019 will be different.

When we introduced ourselves and the start of this blog we mentioned that we would document our mistakes… well here is our first one. And it was a rather big one. At the end of 2017, we started our FI journey and went through our budget and thought we can easily cut back and increase …

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Reluctant to FI

The day D came home spewing what he learned about this concept called Financial Independence I brushed him off thinking “here we go again.” See, D has always looked for a different way, he always wanted more, he always wanted a way to make money that wasn’t through traditional means. Clearly, D seems much more ambitious …

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Our Introduction to FI

I, like many of you, am the type of person that is always thinking of different money making ideas and trying to come up with the perfect invention to become a millionaire. As time has gone on I have finally realized that although cracking that code is certainly one way to get there, there are …

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