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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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Extreme frugal living. Sound scary? It doesn’t have to! People often think of “extreme” as being over the top or excessive but as you’ll see below the ideas I’m about to share aren’t as bad as they sound. And NO it’s not about having to take cold showers for the whole month or becoming a […] The post 20 Extreme Frugal Living Tips You Probably Haven’t Heard Of appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 06 2019 @ 4:16 AM
For years, money nerds like us have argued about whether it is more important to pay off debt or invest. With the rise of popular personal finance personalities and gurus, it seems like the debate has heated up even further. So, what’s the real deal – should you focus on repaying debt or start investing […] The post Should I Pay Off Debt Or Invest? What To Focus On First appeared ...
Posted: Jun 25 2019 @ 4:30 AM
Have you been stretching your budget as far as you can but feel like its just not going as far as you’d like? Living on a tight budget while trying to feed your family or even just yourself can be really tough. In addition to money being tight you’re probably trying to figure out what […] The post 40+ Best Foods To Buy When You’re Broke appeared first on Five Senses ...
Posted: Jun 22 2019 @ 8:32 PM
I’m sure you’ve heard it’s the little things in life that count. You know what? It’s true. Knowing what it takes to live frugally or “thrifty’ as some say is something that can significantly impact your life in a positive way. Being aware of some of the best frugal living tips is one of the […] The post Best Frugal Living Tips: 150+ Frugal Living Tips To Start Today appeared first ...
Posted: Jun 17 2019 @ 3:17 PM
Do you feel like you’re struggling to keep up because you’re drowning in bills each month? Have you ever wondered what is debt consolidation, and is it right for me? Paying the minimum balance on multiple credit cards and not being able to get ahead is absolutely no fun! It’s stressful and unnerving but you’re […] The post What Is Debt Consolidation And Is It Right For You? appeared first on ...
Posted: Jun 01 2019 @ 4:42 AM
Do you have debt that’s hanging over your head stressing you out? Between credit card debt, student loan debt, car loans, and mortgages there’s a whole lot of debt a person can rack up! The good news is there are easy things you can do to get yourself out of debt. You don’t have to […] The post How To Pay Off A Car Loan Fast- $14,359 In 12 Months appeared ...
Posted: May 25 2019 @ 4:30 AM
Have you found yourself asking what is compound interest and how does it work? If so, I’m happy you’re here because you are in the right place! I can’t wait to give you all the info you need to know about the importance of compound interest and how it can benefit you. When it comes to […] The post What Is Compound Interest? Learn Why It Could Be Your Best Friend appeared ...
Posted: May 18 2019 @ 3:52 AM
Have you been wondering what is an index fund and how do I invest in one? If so, I’m glad because index fund investing is one of the simplest paths to create wealth. When I began my quest to learn the basics of investing and saving money for retirement I spent countless hours reading and […] The post Why Index Fund Investing Is The Best Secret To Growing Your Wealth appeared ...
Posted: May 11 2019 @ 3:43 AM
Do you love the freedom of travel but sometimes being low on funds gets in your way? Have you been wondering what does it take to save money for travel? If so, I can’t wait to share with you my favorite money-saving travel hacks to help you afford your next vacation. I’m all about travel […] The post How To Save Money For Travel- See What The World Has To Offer ...
Posted: May 04 2019 @ 3:14 AM
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 Today appeared first on Five ...
Posted: Apr 28 2019 @ 8:00 PM


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