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Even Steven Money

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Name:
Even Steven Money
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Debt, Frugality/Saving
Start Year:
2013

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Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

The last couple of weeks have been eye opening for me.  I’ll save my big dramatic announcements for another day.  Today I want to talk about the FIRE movement.  That’s right it’s a whole movement, not just a couple spreadsheet nerds talking numbers and drinking craft beers.  The big excitement has moved to a documentary.  […] The post Playing with FIRE appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: Jul 15 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Financial Independence means you have enough wealth to live on without working.  This means during some point in the future you will reach a number that allows financial independence to take place.  Because this is an event, there is a day in time that you hit your financial number. Let’s call this Financial Independence Day. […] The post My Financial Independence Day appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: Jul 08 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Personal Finance in 100 Words Track your expenses.  Develop a budget to meet your own goals and values.  Above all live below your means. Practice and educate yourself by reading, listening, and watching topics related to personal finance.  Master the basics of a budget. Increase the gap between your income and expenses. The best action […] The post Personal Finance in 100 Words appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: Jul 01 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Imagine what it feels like to be Ragnar Lothbrok.  Fierce.  Intelligent.  Battle ready. That’s exactly how we must be when we facing debt.  Attack Your Debt Like Ragnar Lothbrok.   If you have ever watched the show Vikings on the History Channel you have seen the fierce, battle tested, and intelligent, Ragnar Lothbrok.  A character in […] The post Attack Your Debt Like Ragnar Lothbrok appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: Jun 24 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Growing up I lived in a small town.  Our town was so small that our high school was actually made up of 6 towns combined.  The students were mostly from rural areas.  Even with 6 combined towns we had just enough to have a graduating class of less than 400 people.  After a visit back […] The post Are My Friends Parents Rich appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: Jun 17 2019 @ 8:00 AM
It’s time for another fun-filled adventure in our Interview of Sorts series and today we have entrepreneur, investor, and the leading millennial in the Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) space, Gwen from Fiery Millennials.  These interviews are a great look at how others have succeeded in their financial lives and a way to learn and grow […] The post Interview of Sorts Fiery Millennial appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: Jun 10 2019 @ 8:00 AM
When I first started out on my personal finance journey I was reading everything I could get my hands on.  It seemed no matter which way I turned, everyone believes you should have an emergency fund.  The only thing that people differ on is how much you should have and where you should keep this […] The post Should You Invest Your Emergency Fund appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: Jun 03 2019 @ 8:00 AM
I don’t think a single day goes by that I don’t think how I can invest and get to financial independence and the option to retire early faster.  The reason I think about my investments so much is I always think there might be another option out there.  Because I do not see a blueprint […] The post Early Retirement Blueprint appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: May 27 2019 @ 8:00 AM
I’m excited to update my progress in the 2019 Beat Last Year’s Budget!  Each year my wife and I make financial goals for the year ahead.  While a large number of these goals are personal, my financial goals often intertwine with my personal ones.  My financial goal this year is Spend Less on Groceries! For […] The post Spend Less on Groceries Update appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: May 20 2019 @ 8:00 AM
I have had a history of switching cell phone providers, maybe I was doing my best Goldilocks impersonation and looking for just the right one.  While I may have started with an old Nokia phone using US cellular in the late 90’s, I have upgraded to what I believe is the best cell phone service […] The post Republic Wireless Review appeared first on Even Steven Money. ...
Posted: May 13 2019 @ 8:00 AM

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