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Jess

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Name:
The Fioneers
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
financial independence, lifestyle design, freedom
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Nonprofit Professional
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Latest Blog Posts

We haven't taken a conventional path thus far on our journey to financial independence. In our 20s, we earned less money and made many sacrifices to ensure we could make ends meet. Here's a look back at what we did in our first 10 years after college and how it helped us reach Coast FI. The post How I Went From Making $11,000 to Reaching Coast FI in 10 Years appeared ...
Posted: Feb 17 2020 @ 6:00 AM
Before I learned about financial independence, I was drifting. I didn’t know what I wanted out of life, and I didn’t think it was worth trying to figure it out.  When I graduated from college, I had unconventional dreams. I wanted to travel the world, do international development work, and help people achieve economic mobility.  […] The post Why You Should Design Your Life Before Reaching Financial Independence appeared first on ...
Posted: Feb 10 2020 @ 6:00 AM
In the latest interview in the Slow FI series, Lauren and Steven share how they designed their ideal lifestyle before reaching FI. They have achieved long-term travel while working flexible schedules. Read more about their adventures. The post Travel Long Term with Flexible Work appeared first on The Fioneers. ...
Posted: Feb 03 2020 @ 6:00 AM
What I enjoy about running is that you run your own race. You compete against yourself. When it comes to finances, people too often compare themselves to the average person to gauge their financial progress. But this is a huge mistake. The post Saving Money: Run Your Own Race appeared first on The Fioneers. ...
Posted: Jan 27 2020 @ 6:00 AM
In 2018, I experienced burn out. I had been working long hours at work and my work conditions worsened. In this post, I share more about my journey, the causes of burnout, and how to prevent burnout from happening in the first place. The post How to Prevent Burnout appeared first on The Fioneers. ...
Posted: Jan 20 2020 @ 6:00 AM
Kim and her husband share their Slow FI journey, and how they have leveraged freelance work to achieve their lifestyle goals. Their journey, like many others, is filled with a lot of small changes along the way. The post Increasing Your Flexibility and Income with Freelance Work appeared first on The Fioneers. ...
Posted: Jan 13 2020 @ 6:00 AM
Corey and I have accumulated a lot of stuff. When we set out to embark on the minimalist challenge, we weren't sure how it would go. But we completed it and we're glad we did. Here's what we learned. The post Why You Should Do a Minimalist Challenge appeared first on The Fioneers. ...
Posted: Jan 06 2020 @ 6:00 AM
I used to be a meticulous goal setter, and I was successful at achieving my goals. Unfortunately, it wasn't the best thing for me. This led me to a dark place without habits that were best for me. Now, we set goals differently. The post The Best Way to Set Goals for 2020 appeared first on The Fioneers. ...
Posted: Jan 01 2020 @ 7:00 PM
This weekend, we sat down together to reflect on our finances, what we learned this year and our goals for 2020. We’d love to share our most important reflections with you. The post 2019: Defining the Purpose of Financial Independence appeared first on The Fioneers. ...
Posted: Dec 23 2019 @ 6:00 AM
Corey and I do very well financially. This good fortune was not always the case for us. When we first graduated from college and got married, we were broke. We were also determined to live below our means. We moved to northern New Jersey (New York City Metro Area). This was a much higher cost […] The post Our Best Lifestyle Inflation Decisions appeared first on The Fioneers. ...
Posted: Dec 16 2019 @ 6:00 AM

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