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Dreamer in Chief

Blog Info

Name:
I Dream of FIRE
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
lifestyle, early retirement, budgeting, kids, children, frugality
Start Year:
2017

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$335,000.00
Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Higher Education
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Latest Blog Posts

As far as I’m concerned, the original “12 Days of Christmas” is for the birds. I’ve got nothing against 12 drummers drumming, but what am I going to do with seven swans, six geese, four calling birds, a trio of French hens, a pair of turtle doves and a partridge' That’s why I’m so freakin’ […] The post The 12 Days of FI Christmas music video appeared first on I Dream ...
Posted: Dec 14 2017 @ 9:00 AM
Some years ago, a coworker was lamenting the high cost of heating her small apartment in the winter. She couldn’t understand how the neighbors in the next unit could afford to have the heat blasting with the windows open while she kept her thermostat in the 50s and wore several layers to keep costs in […] The post What is, and what should be appeared first on I Dream of FIRE. ...
Posted: Dec 12 2017 @ 9:00 AM
Welcome to the Dreamcatcher, where I share the things that inspired me in some way in the past week. I’m playing catchup on my podcasts, so I’ll skip on the three-week-old audio links. But there are some great articles I’m happy to share.  The story of two bears – Montana Money Adventures Jillian is just […] The post Dreamcatcher: Posts and podcasts that inspired me this week appeared first on I ...
Posted: Dec 08 2017 @ 9:00 AM
Today you can find me over at Millennial Boss, where I asked my stepson to share his secrets for reselling expensive clothing at double or triple the purchase price. Even if clothing isn’t your thing, there are great tips for how to effectively resell anything as a side hustle. Read all about it here. The post Guest post: Triple your investment with a reselling side hustle appeared first on I Dream ...
Posted: Dec 05 2017 @ 10:58 AM
December is a giving month, a time when many of us donate our money and our talents, when many of us celebrate by exchanging gifts. This December, I’m gifting myself presence. No, that’s not a typo. I’m easily distracted, or at least I’ve allowed myself to become more distractible. So this month’s experiment is a […] The post 30-day experiment No. 3 – The gift of presence appeared first on I ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 9:00 AM
Welcome to the Dreamcatcher, where I share the posts and podcasts that inspired me in action or thought this week. Where are you on the minimalist living spectrum' – Minafi Adam points out that minimalism is more a state of mind than a count of the items per square foot of your home. I like […] The post Dreamcatcher: Posts and podcasts that inspired me this week appeared first on I ...
Posted: Dec 01 2017 @ 9:00 AM
My goal for the past month was to spend at least an hour a day “creating.” I left that intentionally vague, but stipulated the creating couldn’t be tied to my day job or specifically for this blog. How did it go' Well, an hour doesn’t sound like much time until I look at the clock […] The post 30-day experiment No. 2 results: “Creating” appeared first on I Dream of FIRE. ...
Posted: Nov 30 2017 @ 12:57 PM
Homeownership has been a key component of The American Dream for generations. Long considered something you’re “supposed to do” when you become an adult, buying a home has an almost mythical allure for millions of people in the U.S. But is it as brilliant a pure investment — a surefire way to wealth — as […] The post Don’t pretend your house is an investment appeared first on I Dream of ...
Posted: Nov 28 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Welcome to this week’s Dreamcatcher, where I share the things that inspired me in some way over the past week. This week’s lot covers achieving goals, traveling with intention, saving money on Amazon, 10 tips to achieve any goal – The Retirement Manifesto  Fritz is an animal, swimming outdoors once a week from March to […] The post Dreamcatcher: Posts and podcasts that inspired me this week appeared first on I ...
Posted: Nov 17 2017 @ 8:00 AM
If you’ll recall, this month I set a goal to spend an hour a day “creating” things that had nothing to do with my job or this blog. Otherwise, I tried to leave the definition pretty open to allow for exploration of lots of areas, if the muse so directed me. Now that we’re about […] The post 30-day experiment #2 update: “Creating” appeared first on I Dream of FIRE. ...
Posted: Nov 16 2017 @ 8:00 AM

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