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Daily Cup of FIRE
General Finance
FIRE, Financial Independence, Balanced Life, Daily Grind
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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I am striving to regain control of my personal finances. That starts with eliminating debt, as soon as possible. My[...] The post Review 2018: Crushing Student Loan Debt appeared first on Daily Cup of FIRE. ...
Posted: Jan 14 2019 @ 12:25 AM
There is something to being a bit mischievous. Walking a line the majority of people don’t understand. Doing something that[...] ...
Posted: Jan 04 2019 @ 1:32 AM
Each morning before I get ready for work, I grab a cup of coffee, an exercise band and my phone.[...] ...
Posted: Dec 30 2018 @ 6:10 PM
The captain obvious statement of the year, personal finance is personal. There is no doubt about it. Your finances are[...] ...
Posted: Dec 27 2018 @ 2:27 PM
I have a small Post It note on my keyboard at work with the message Read Before Send. It is[...] ...
Posted: Dec 14 2018 @ 1:07 AM
Last week I wrote about finding your deep-rooted motivation and this week I have had zero motivation. I start the[...] ...
Posted: Dec 01 2018 @ 2:33 PM
Why are you are you choosing to shoot for financial independence and possibly retire early? Have you really nailed down your true reason why? While I do not believe you need to have your ‘why I’m choosing FIRE’ figured out before you begin your FIRE path, you sure as hell need it to sustain your […] ...
Posted: Nov 22 2018 @ 1:13 AM
If you haven’t noticed it yet, you’ll probably start to see it more in blogs now that I point it out, personal finance is personal. There is no doubt about it. Your finances today are different than mine. Hell, my finances today compared to last year are different. There are certain principles in the FIRE […] ...
Posted: Nov 07 2018 @ 12:45 AM
I listened to Mad Fientist’s podcast with James Clear last night. There were plenty of great tidbits on habits and practicing with a purpose, I recommend listening to it. The point I really connected with was changing your mindset to the starting line instead of the finish line when shooting for a goal. James shared […] ...
Posted: Oct 28 2018 @ 1:28 PM
Not too many people may think about alcohol when they think of financial independence. Sure, it’s easy to relate spending on alcohol as a hindrance to reaching FI. But I think there is an interesting correlation between the two. I may be narrow casting to a smaller audience, but I have gone through many nights […] ...
Posted: Oct 23 2018 @ 11:40 PM


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