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Shawn @ TheSmartFI

Blog Info

Name:
The Smart Fi
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
FIRE, early retirement, financial independence, frugal,
Start Year:
2018

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$1,000,000.00
Location:
Tacoma, Washington, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Registered Nurse
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Latest Blog Posts

The US stock market appears to be on a path to new highs, my investment accounts are showing a similar trajectory and summer is in full swing. Welcome to the July edition of The Smart Fi Wrap Up. In just a couple of weeks the current US bull market will reach a major milestone and Read More The post July Wrap Up appeared first on The Smart FI. ...
Posted: Aug 11 2018 @ 7:00 AM
For the last couple of months, I have been creating monthly goals in an effort to push myself physically and mentally to limits that are uncomfortable. Why push myself to uncomfortable limits, you ask? I’ll get to that in a minute. I like to set one financial goal and one fitness goal a the beginning Read More The post What Running Every Day in July Taught Me About Myself And My ...
Posted: Jul 27 2018 @ 6:30 AM
Humblebrag, I have maxed out my 401k for 2018 and I want to help you contribute more to yours. Side note: I actually have a 403b because I work for a not for profit organization. Most people in the US have 401K’s not 403b’s, but these two accounts essentially have the same kick ass tax-saving benefits Read More The post How I Maxed Out My 401k in 6 Months appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 18 2018 @ 7:17 PM
Welcome to The Smart Fi June Wrap Up. This is a chance to see what the site has accomplished in the past month and a chance for me to share with you, the progress our family is making as we march towards financial independence. If this is your first time to thesmartfi.com and you are not Read More The post June Wrap Up appeared first on The Smart FI. ...
Posted: Jul 12 2018 @ 6:04 PM
That’s A Wrap! It is the last day of the month and that brings to a close The June Weight Loss Challenge. Let’s take a deep dive and see how much weight I lost, how I did it and why weight loss was only a secondary benefit. Did you miss any of the previous posts Read More The post June Weight Loss Challenge: Grand Finale appeared first on The Smart FI. ...
Posted: Jun 30 2018 @ 5:28 PM
Hey everyone, Shawn here from thesmartfi.com, for the last few weeks, you have probably been reading about how I have been trying to lose 5 pounds for my Healthy June Fitness Challenge. You have read about what I’m eating and how I am adding increased activity into my daily routine, blah, blah, blah! See how Read More The post Enervation Happens appeared first on The Smart FI. ...
Posted: Jun 26 2018 @ 12:47 PM
Welcome to the June Weight Loss Challenge: Week 3 update. I am settling into a nice routine of increased exercise and improved diet.  As of week 3, I have nearly my weight loss goal of 5 pounds but I have no plans of letting up on this last and final week of the Healthy June Read More The post June Weight Loss Challenge: Week 3 appeared first on The Smart FI. ...
Posted: Jun 22 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Here we are at the halfway point of the June Weight Loss Challenge. This week I am meaner, leaner and I did lose more weight than I expected. Unlike most of the crazy self-imposed torture goals I set for myself, I did not have an audacious plan for losing large amounts of weight in the Read More The post June Weight Loss Challenge: Week 2 Update appeared first on The Smart ...
Posted: Jun 15 2018 @ 2:21 PM
Week one is in the books for the Healthy June Fitness Challenge. I’m leaner, meaner and……not much lighter. Oh well, I didn’t expect to lose much weight this first week. I think my body is still trying to adjust. My stomach growls quite often throughout the day as a reminder of how many calories I Read More The post June Weight Loss Challenge: Week 1 Update appeared first on The Smart ...
Posted: Jun 08 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Welcome to the June and Welcome to another release of The Smart Fi Wrap Up, May edition. This is a chance to see what the site has accomplished in the past month and a chance for me to share with you, the progress our family is making as we march towards financial independence. If this Read More The post May Wrap Up appeared first on The Smart FI. ...
Posted: Jun 05 2018 @ 9:00 AM

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