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Mr. AE

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Apathy Ends
General Finance
Investing, Early Retirement/FIRE
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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I have a habit of holding off until the absolute last minute to separate myself from money. I realized it when I waited until the last minute to buy tickets to a financial conference I plan on attending next year. There was a deadline to buy at the cheapest rate, I knew I wanted to […] The post Money is Power – Wield it Wisely appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Nov 07 2018 @ 7:00 AM
I’m going to do something I rarely do and talk about writing content. First – I love doing it. This is the best outlet I have found and I love the idea of more people discovering the Financial Independence space and giving themselves options. I also appreciate that anyone is willing to read what I […] The post It’s not about the “How” – It’s about whats Possible appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 23 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Last month I realized that we hadn’t maxed out our charity budget for the year and I decided to bounce an idea of my good friend Penny. I was struggling to write with a newborn and wanted to make sure we donated enough this year, so I asked if she would write a guest post […] The post I don’t want to get where I’m going without giving appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 10 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Check-In Time! This makes 11 quarters in a row since I started publishing Net Worth updates on this site and the progress continues to amaze us. Our Net Worth has grown 3X since the end of Q1 2016.  We aren’t doing anything mind-blowing here. There are no mini houses and we aren’t hovering over a […] The post Did Baby Number 2 Slow Our Progress? Q3 – 2018 Net Worth Update ...
Posted: Oct 08 2018 @ 6:00 AM
I’m taking a break from the Financial Independence programming and am going into straight Personal Finance territory. I have been craving some Action, and decided to dedicate a full post to Quick Financial Tips you can FINISH today. One thing I have learned on paternity leave, if I want to be productive, I need to […] The post 10 Quick Financial Tips You Can Do Today appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Sep 12 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Making more money is on everyone’s mind. As it should be. Finding ways to pull in more cash is one of the fastest ways to hit your money goals. The question that is rarely answered is how should I allocate my time to make that a reality? To help with that question, I present the […] The post The Hierarchy of Hustling appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Sep 07 2018 @ 6:00 AM
The definition is different for everyone, but the theme is common in most people I interact with. They WANT to be rich or at least have all the things they associate with wealth. To be fair, I want some of those fancy ass things too, a boat and a cabin on a lake sound about right […] The post Why You’re Not Rich Yet (Or may never be) appeared first on Apathy ...
Posted: Sep 03 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Making money. Saving money. Investing Money. Debt Destruction. Net Worth. FIRE. Student Loans.  ^     ^     ^     ^     ^     ^     ^     ^     ^     ^     ^     ^     ^ These topics are where I spend the bulk of my time in the Financial Independence space. The […] The post Pursue the Guilt Free Spend appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Aug 09 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Bad news for the environment* but good news if you don’t own a bike and like the principles of Financial Independence! FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) does not require a plethora of middle fingers at all the things that make up the “Traditional American Life.” You can embrace modern conveniences and still achieve the ultimate financial […] The post FIRE isn’t JUST for bike wielding hippies appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Jul 30 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Emergency Funds (once you have them) generally bore the crap out of me. You stash some money away in a “high interest” savings account or even in a brokerage account* and let it sit, hopefully forever, or until you have need to access cash quickly. They are the pace car of racing. The halftime show […] The post Dividends from an Emergency Fund???? appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Jul 19 2018 @ 6:00 AM


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