Determining How Much You Need To Retire and How Points Can Help

How much do you need to retire? Let's talk about the Trinity Study, the 4 Percent Rule, calculating your FI number, and how points can help.

Non-Plastiq Options For Using A Credit Card To Pay Mortgage Or Rent

With Plastiq increasing its fees, here are other options for using a credit card to pay mortgage or rent. We look at other options, plus their fees & rules.

Financial Independence: How I Reached My Goal – Part 3

With another life season came more enlightenment. Also came my first steps to intentionally attaining financial independence. Read on for more!

Financial Independence: How I Reached My Goal – Part 2

Along with success, a few big surprises arrived. Here's how I dealt with those challenges while unknowingly moving toward achieving financial independence.

If You Don’t Have A No-Fee ATM Card, You’re Getting Ripped Off.

A blunt truth: if you don't have a no-fee ATM card, you're getting ripped off. Here's how much money you could lose on a trip plus options available to you.

Financial Independence: How I Reached My Goal – Part 1

No two paths to reaching financial independence are the same, but we can learn from each other. Here, I share my story and what I'd do differently.

Financial Independence: Where We Cut Expenses the Most

Sensible spending was integral in reaching our financial independence goal. Here I describe several areas we drastically cut expenses.

Financial Independence: A Points/Miles Enthusiast’s Perspective

I reached financial independence a few years ago. Here's why I'm intrigued by the overlapping financial independence and points/miles communities.