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If you want to achieve financial independence earlier in life, there's a lot to know! Budgeting, investing, tax-strategies and how to use every tool at your disposal to retire early. Here is a map of everything you need to know to retire early looking back at the best articles in the last 10 years. The post What You Should Know About Investing At Every Age From 16 to 60 appeared first ...
Posted: Jun 11 2018 @ 9:30 AM
If you received $1 million tomorrow, what would you do? This is The post What Should You do with a Sudden Windfall? appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: Jun 04 2018 @ 10:00 AM
What do you want your life to be? One way to understand that is to create a list of the 101 things that you want to shape your life. Here are 101 (well 109) things that I want to focus on in my life. The post 101 Things I Want to Know, Have, Do or Be – My Bucket, Goals and Vision List appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: May 28 2018 @ 5:01 PM
Every quarter I go over every expense I have and categorize it. This has led to a wealth of information on my own spending habits - some good and good bad. Here's an in-depth look at what I've learned. The post I’ve Tracked My Spending For 8+ Years and Here’s What I Learned appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: May 22 2018 @ 10:12 AM
People use the terms "fire", "lean fire" and "fat fire" all the time - but what do they mean? In this data-driven post, we look into the numbers behind these pursuits and what you could do to hit your numbers. The post What’s the Difference Between Fire, Lean Fire, and Fat Fire? appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: May 14 2018 @ 10:14 AM
What is your path to early retirement? Having a set goal is one thing, but designing a life with an irresistible staircase there is another thing. If you can find your own motivation, you'll get there sooner than you think. The post Find Your Irresistible Staircase to Early Retirement appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: May 07 2018 @ 10:01 AM
The salary difference between men and women has been studied in many different times in many different fields. In each study, the raw findings are the same - women make less than men. Does this trend hold true for the personal finance community and it's readers? The post The Gender Pay Gap Told Through Data From Our Finance Blogging Community appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: Apr 30 2018 @ 3:15 PM
The 4% states you need your yearly spending times 25 to retirement. One question I get a bunch is around the idea of "what assets are included" in that 25x number. Spoiler: It's not your house. The post Your House Doesn’t Count Towards the 4% Rule appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: Apr 26 2018 @ 7:00 AM
You don't need to be a master to accomplish your goals. Spending all of your time perfecting one aspect can hold you back when you need a diverse skill set to delivery. The post Mastery is a Trap appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: Apr 23 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Why do you want to retire early? This question and more are key to keeping your motivation going and growing grit while saving up and accumulating wealth for early retirement. Having a core set of "whys" can help. The post When Pursuing Early Retirement, You Must Be Armed With a Bag of Whys appeared first on Minafi. ...
Posted: Apr 19 2018 @ 10:28 AM


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