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Zack

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Name:
Father FI
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Early retirement, Parenting, Kids
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Teacher
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Latest Blog Posts

It can be difficult to save when you think being wealthy is evil. You will likely start to sabotage your efforts and make your life difficult if you continue to believe being wealthy is evil even subconsciously. There are many movies and stories that portray the rich person as evil. Mr. Burns, the Scrooge, Lex … Continue reading Is Being Wealthy Evil? ...
Posted: Oct 18 2018 @ 9:30 PM
Would you like to know everything there is to know about the path to financial independence, but don’t have the time to read all the books and blog posts on the subject? I created this course to distill the most important information into an easily digestible course that you can learn by watching videos. I … Continue reading FI: Beginners Crash Course ...
Posted: Sep 05 2018 @ 5:09 PM
Housing expenses are one of the biggest expenses people have yet many people do very little to minimize this expense. Shopping to reduce the price of a house that meets your needs is an obvious first choice and many people will do at least a little comparison, but it is much less common to do … Continue reading Shopping Mortgages ...
Posted: Apr 16 2018 @ 5:06 PM
I am saving money, but how do I go about actually investing it? You will need to open up an investment account so that you can buy stocks and bonds. There are many options when looking into which brokerage you want to handle your investments for you. Fees Fees can add up to a significant … Continue reading How To Actually Invest ...
Posted: Jan 26 2018 @ 5:00 AM
Debt Is Evil? Many people have an irrational fear of or hate for debt. Debt like any tool can be used for your benefit or harm. I think the issue stems from so many stories of people misusing debt and getting themselves in trouble, that there is a natural pushback to avoid and eliminate all … Continue reading Mortgage Vs Payoff House ...
Posted: Jan 19 2018 @ 10:32 AM
I am currently thinking about how I can further optimize my transportation and I know many people don’t enjoy analyzing these kinds of things as much as I do, so I am posting all of my hard work for you to see here. My first step was to brainstorm all of the possible ways I … Continue reading Hacking Transportation Series-Analyzing Options ...
Posted: Jan 12 2018 @ 12:15 PM
When we talk about optimizing social security, most people try to maximize their total return. However, unless you have so much money that you will never need the social security money, looking at social security in terms of your lifestyle is much more important. But, before we get to that, let’s go over the numbers … Continue reading Optimizing Social Security ...
Posted: Jan 05 2018 @ 8:34 AM
I am hearing more and more about Bitcoin from my friends. Bitcoin is all over the financial news and people are talking about making tons of money on every personal finance forum that I read. There is a lot of hype on cryptocurrencies. Aswath Damodaran teaches finance and valuation at the stern school of business … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Bitcoin ...
Posted: Dec 29 2017 @ 10:36 AM
Transportation is more expensive than most Americans realize. A typical American will spend thousands of dollars a year on transportation without even considering alternatives to owning and driving a car. This ends up being one of the biggest expenses and yet we spend no time considering alternatives. Time spent optimizing this decision will pay off … Continue reading Hacking Transportation Series-How Much Is Your Car Costing You? ...
Posted: Dec 22 2017 @ 12:03 PM
Earlyretirementextreme.com This was the original financial independence retire early (FIRE) blog. Jacob, the author wrote a book called “Early Retirement Extreme”. The blog details how he was able to drastically cut his spending in order to retire within 5 years. He did this by dramatically cutting his housing, transportation, and food costs. He found rent … Continue reading Most Influential FI Blogs ...
Posted: Dec 03 2017 @ 1:42 PM

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