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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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Most people are pretty familiar with both checking and savings accounts but do you know what a Money Market Account is? If not, no big deal I’m going to cover exactly what a money market account is and how they work below. What Is A Money Market Account? Let’s not make this more difficult than […] The post Money Market Accounts: Everything You Need To Know appeared first on Five Senses ...
Posted: Mar 24 2019 @ 2:38 PM
Are you constantly frustrated by your inability to save money and get ahead financially? I get it, you’re not alone. Here’s the good news, it doesn’t have to be this way. You can improve your life and change your financial situation by making small changes. These small changes aren’t going to turn you into a […] The post 16 Money Saving Hacks To Keep Your Finances On Track appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 19 2019 @ 8:16 AM
We all face different life and financial situations. The choice of living on one income isn’t always something that we are given the chance to make. Living on one income is definitely challenging. I’m sharing all my secrets below of how we’ve been able to change our ways and live on one paycheck. How do […] The post Clever Tips For Living On One Income When Money Is Tight appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 16 2019 @ 5:43 AM
I can’t even begin to tell you the number of people I’ve encountered who shy away from traveling because they think it’s too expensive.  I’m here to tell you that traveling doesn’t have to be expensive. Yep you heard me, you can live out your wanderlust dreams by learning the tricks and tips we routinely […] The post 14 Secret Tips For Traveling On A Budget appeared first on Five Senses ...
Posted: Mar 05 2019 @ 6:15 AM
Are you trying to figure out how to invest in the stock market but don’t know where to start? Well lucky you, you’ve come to the right spot! Many people who are new to investing aren’t sure where to begin.   When people hear terms like the stock exchange, index, stocks, bonds, mutual funds etc. […] The post How To Start Investing When You’re a Complete Beginner appeared first on Five ...
Posted: Mar 02 2019 @ 2:49 AM
If you’re trying to budget your money and get out of debt there’s no better way to go about it than creating a budget tracker. Whether you’re trying to pay off credit debt, student loan debt, or just trying to save money then you need to take some time and create yourself a budget. Many […] The post Budget Trackers: 11 Free Trackers To Get Your Finances Under Control appeared first ...
Posted: Feb 14 2019 @ 8:19 PM
Have you ever wondered what are the benefits to meal prepping? Or maybe what foods are good to meal prep? I don’t know about you but I love meal prepping. Meal prepping is a great way to eat healthy while saving both time and money. When I meal prep it’s much easier for me to […] The post 25 Easy Meal Prep Recipes Guaranteed To Save You Money appeared first on ...
Posted: Feb 07 2019 @ 1:49 AM
You’ve probably heard of TED talks before. If you haven’t let me take a moment to tell you how much I love TED talks and why I think they are so amazing. First of all, what I like most about TED talks are that they are short, educational, and inspiring lectures on pretty much any […] The post 7 Financial TED Talks That Will Inspire And Make You Think appeared first ...
Posted: Feb 03 2019 @ 4:55 AM
When you’re on a tight budget, or living paycheck to paycheck it may seem like it’s impossible to eat healthy. However, I’m here to tell you that you can do it! You really can eat healthy foods while sticking to your budget. To do it right it just takes a bit of planning, some creative […] The post Healthy Eating On A Budget: Smart Tips To Save You Money appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 31 2019 @ 5:42 AM
Saving money on electricity doesn’t have to take a lot of work. In fact there are effective and proven ways to save on electricity. Depending on where you live utility expenses can be crazy expensive. Those who live in areas that are really hot in the summer can end up paying $500 a month during […] The post 12 Proven Ways To Save on Electricity That All The Pros Know appeared ...
Posted: Jan 22 2019 @ 7:07 AM


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