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August Wheeler

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Five Senses of Living
Early Retirement
Minimalism, Financial independence, Fire, early retirement, budget, frugality, investing.
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Mccall, Idaho, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Investing can be a great way to build your wealth but the question is, where should you put your money? If you’re a first-time investor, you may want to consider a mutual fund. But do you know what the definition of mutual funds are? A mutual fund is one of the smartest and easiest ways […] The post Beginner Tips To The Definition Of Mutual Funds And Everything You Need To ...
Posted: Nov 12 2018 @ 2:56 AM
Have you ever wished all the debt in your life would go away? Beleieve me I’ve been there. Have you ever heard of student loan forgiveness and how it works? “There are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. alone. The average student in the […] The post What Is Student Loan Forgiveness And Do I Qualify? appeared first on Five ...
Posted: Nov 11 2018 @ 6:25 AM
It’s getting that time of the year where it’s getting a bit colder outside and people are starting to realize that the holidays are right around the corner.  If you walk into any store the employees are hustling and the Christmas aisles are stocked full of holiday cheer. I completely understand if you are beginning […] The post 13 Creative Homemade Gifts That People Will Actually Like appeared first on Five ...
Posted: Nov 08 2018 @ 5:16 AM
There’s one thing we can all agree on in the finance world.  That is, we’ve all made mistakes.  The beauty of a mistake is the opportunity they provide.  An opportunity to learn.  We owe a lot of what we know to mistakes.  Perhaps the biggest mistake would be to not learn from our mistakes. Today […] The post 47 Financial Experts Share Their Biggest Financial Mistakes appeared first on Five Senses ...
Posted: Nov 04 2018 @ 11:58 PM
Have you ever thought to yourself this is the month I am going to figure out what things I should stop buying to save money?   You have all the best intentions and the right goals to make this happen. You decide you aren’t going out with friends, not taking that vacation, not buying new […] The post 21 Things To Stop Buying To Save Money appeared first on Five Senses ...
Posted: Nov 01 2018 @ 11:33 PM
You have been working hard stashing away money and you think you want to buy a house. But before you get too far have you ever researched what it takes to buy a home? Fear not.  After reading this guide you will know everything you need to know about buying your first home. We’re going […] The post 8 Steps To Buying Your First Home appeared first on Five Senses of ...
Posted: Oct 30 2018 @ 5:46 AM
Are you one of those people who has been daydreaming about the opportunity to work from home?  If so, you have come to the right place. It wasn’t too long ago that I was daydreaming too.  I understand what it feels like to desire something more for your life.  I spent several hours researching alternative ways […] The post Best Work From Home Jobs For 2019 appeared first on Five Senses of ...
Posted: Oct 26 2018 @ 1:41 AM
Did you know you can make money by taking paid online surveys? Doing online surveys is possibly the EASIEST way to make money online, and even better you can do it in the comfort of your home! I’ve been taking online surveys for extra money for a couple of years now. It’s been a great, […] The post 9 Best Online Survey Sites To Make Extra Money appeared first on Five ...
Posted: Oct 17 2018 @ 11:28 PM
There’s something very special about owning your own home.  It’s a tremendous accomplishment and one you should be proud of.  Along with a home comes the mortgage.  Your mortgage is likely not at the center of celebrations.  It is however at the core of owning a home. The first step to a successful home purchase […] The post The Best Mortgage Calculator With Extra Payments appeared first on Five Senses of ...
Posted: Oct 12 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Achieving home ownership is a huge thing.  People can spend a good part of their lives daydreaming about their forever home.  Most people work hard, get a good job, start a family, buy a house, buy a bigger house, accumulate wealth and then pass that wealth to their children.  For those who are new to […] The post First Time Home Buyers Guide To Mortgages appeared first on Five Senses of ...
Posted: Oct 10 2018 @ 2:59 AM


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