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Ty Roberts

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Get Rich Quick'ish
Early Retirement
Debt, Frugality/Saving
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Can you go from clueless at 40 to financially independent in less than 10 years? We are. And, we’ll do it as two public educators, not doctors or investment bankers.  We aren’t quite there yet, but here’s how we’ve turned things around and why I’m confident we’ll get there. If you’ve just started paying attention […]The post Clueless at 40 to Financially Independent by 50 appeared first on Camp FIRE ...
Posted: Feb 03 2020 @ 2:26 AM
Travel hacking is a unique hobby where people use credit card rewards, frequent flier programs and other travel loyalty programs to travel for free or as cheaply as possible. Some people prefer to get as much value as possible from travel hacking. Others aim to get access to luxurious travel experiences they would not otherwise […]The post Travel Hacking for Beginners: How to Get Started Today appeared first on Camp ...
Posted: Jan 17 2020 @ 3:27 PM
The FIRE movement, at its heart, is about blazing your own trail. Today’s writing will get this point across, and I’ll lead by example–we’re going to explore a bit. This article will be a winding road, but I hope you’ll trust me enough to guide you out to the other side. Grab your walking stick, […]The post Andrew Carnegie’s Cogs and the Path to FIRE appeared first on Camp FIRE ...
Posted: Dec 19 2019 @ 11:17 PM
If all you’ve been doing on Twitter is following celebrity accounts and retweeting viral memes, you are seriously missing out. Whether it’s a personal account or a business social media page, you can actually make money with Twitter using a few simple ways. Using social media, in general, is one of the top ways to […]The post 4 Proven Ways to Make Money with Twitter appeared first on Camp FIRE ...
Posted: Nov 01 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Many people dream of becoming financially independent and retiring early, but it’s something that only a small percentage ever achieve. For most, work continues well into their sixties (and sometimes beyond), leaving little time to enjoy the fruits of their labor. The idea behind FIRE (which stands for financial independence, retire early) is to provide […]The post 5 Things I Learned from the FIRE Community appeared first on Camp FIRE ...
Posted: Oct 25 2019 @ 10:00 AM
If you’re in the FIRE community and you’ve heard of lifestyle creep, it’s probably been in negative context. Outside of questioning the 4% rule, it’s hard to think of bigger sin for FIRE folks than succumbing to lifestyle creep. However, I’m not so sure it deserves such a bad rap. Is spending more as you […] The post An Argument for Lifestyle Creep appeared first on Camp FIRE Finance. ...
Posted: Oct 18 2019 @ 3:37 PM
This post was written in partnership with DiversyFund. With DiversyFund real estate investing is now an option for almost anyone.  And if you’re a reader of personal finance blogs, you know that real estate investing is a hot topic and can be a great way to diversify your FIRE portfolio. Bloggers plug and review companies […] The post Investing in Real Estate Investing with DiversyFund appeared first on Get Rich Quick'ish. ...
Posted: Jun 20 2019 @ 5:37 PM
Making money from abandoned storage unit auctions is the most interesting side hustle I’ve ever done.  For about a year, from 2010 – 2011, I bought several of these storage unit auctions. This post is all about my experience, and how you can give it a try if you’re interested. How to Make Money From […] The post How to Make Money From Storage Unit Auctions appeared first on Get Rich ...
Posted: Jun 20 2019 @ 3:44 PM
This post was written in partnership with DiversyFund. If you’re a reader of personal finance blogs, you know that real estate investing is a hot topic. Bloggers plug and review companies like Fundrise, Realty Mogul, and PeerStreet. A relatively new, but highly competitive fund in this space is DiversyFund. The team at DiversyFund asked us […]The post Investing Passively in Real Estate With DiversyFund appeared first on Camp FIRE Finance. ...
Posted: Jun 18 2019 @ 1:30 PM
Building long term wealth is the cornerstone of the FIRE movement, but it takes more than cutting back how much you spend on groceries to get there. While watching your budget and keeping your expenses down help, you need lasting wealth if you hope to achieve financial independence. So, what’s the secret to lasting wealth? […]The post 5 Awesome Ideas for Building Long Term Wealth appeared first on Camp FIRE ...
Posted: Jun 17 2019 @ 5:05 AM


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