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Sherrill St. Germain

Blog Info

Name:
The FI Side
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Financial independence, FIRE, Financial planning
Start Year:
2016

Blogger Bio

Location:
Auburn , California , United States
Age:
50s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Writer
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Latest Blog Posts

You want your grandchildren to have the best education money can buy. But you fear sky-high costs could jeopardize that dream -- or your retirement security. Before you step in to help, educate yourself on the pros, cons, and gotchas of your many options for contributing.  Read all about it in my new article "Education Funding: A Grandparent's Primer to Pay for Education Expenses" on GuideVine.com, a Match.com-like service connecting consumers with ...
Posted: Oct 06 2017 @ 3:13 PM
Tired of waiting for me to write an article that answers your most pressing financial question?  Here's how to cut the line… Plan A: Just send it. Use the site's Contact form to submit your topic for a future blog post.  OR (hint: this one might be faster…) Plan B: Take a hike – figuratively, not literally – to the Wealth Summit.    What's the Wealth Summit? Happening September 1 – 8, it’s a free online personal finance ...
Posted: Aug 24 2017 @ 6:01 PM
Come on in, the water’s fine! Summer vacation expenses got you thinking about dipping a toe in travel hacking? As this neophyte is finding out, ...
Posted: Jul 31 2017 @ 4:04 PM
Sixth and final in the Thin Mint series of posts Looking for ...
Posted: Jun 20 2017 @ 5:25 PM
Go away often! Yearning to visit a bucket list destination, but held back by the exorbitant price tag? Travel hacking might be just the ticket. ...
Posted: May 26 2017 @ 11:01 AM
Fifth in the Thin Mint series of posts Wherever you are ...
Posted: May 09 2017 @ 9:29 PM
Fifth in the Thin Mint series of posts Wherever you are ...
Posted: May 09 2017 @ 9:29 PM
Fourth in the Thin Mint series of posts When you come to a fork in the road, take it. - Yogi Berra ...
Posted: Apr 26 2017 @ 4:24 PM
Fourth in the Thin Mint series of posts When you come to a fork in the road, take it. - Yogi Berra ...
Posted: Apr 26 2017 @ 4:24 PM
Third in the Thin Mint series of posts It's a month+ into my Mint evaluation and real-life data now populates the account; let the fun begin!  While it's still too early to expect in-depth insights or big payoffs, I'm eager to see what useful information can be learned and how difficult it is to unearth it. Here's the process I will use to look at the big picture and cash flow side ...
Posted: Apr 04 2017 @ 1:45 PM

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