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Early Retirement
finance for single moms, wealth building, real estate, goal setting, financial independence
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In this week’s Money Crunching Mondays post I’ll cover the question of whether you really can leave your 9-to-5 job and retire early, simply by investing in real estate. Better yet, we will review if this can be accomplished in as little as 5 years. Let’s look at the simple math behind passive income through ... Read More about The Simple Math on How You Can Retire Early with ...
Posted: Jan 14 2020 @ 1:14 AM
I’m sure you’ve already heard about the power of compound interest and how important it is to not just invest in your retirement, but to do so as early as possible. When I was in high school, the screen saver on the family computer was a banner that read “Save 10% of your income from ... Read More about The Power of Compound Interest – Real World Example The post ...
Posted: Jan 06 2020 @ 9:58 PM
I am such a personal finance, goal setting and life planning geek that I couldn’t manage to write a short Personal Finance Resolutions post. So, welcome to part II! This list of financial resolutions is very similar to part I, only some of the suggestions are more advanced or take more time to complete. I ... Read More about 15 Additional Financial Resolutions to Consider For The New Year The ...
Posted: Dec 23 2019 @ 1:00 PM
This post started out as 25 Personal Finance Resolutions to Consider for 2020. However, due to this little personal finance and goal setting personality quick I’ve developed over the years, my list got a little out of hand. So, I had to break it up into two parts. This is Part I, it includes the ... Read More about 15 Quick & Easy Personal Finance Resolutions To Consider for ...
Posted: Dec 20 2019 @ 10:00 AM
Welcome to the very first Money Crunching Mondays post! In this series I will run the the money crunching math of different personal finance scenarios. While the math is simple, the results are often enlightening. This week I break down the math behind just how much money you can save if you were to put ... Read More about Can You Save and Invest With Just $50 a Month? The ...
Posted: Dec 17 2019 @ 12:55 AM
29 short term financial goals to help you save more money and build financial security without the stress and pressure to take on too much at once. The post 29 Short Term Financial Goals to Set in the New Year appeared first on Stepping Stones to FI. ...
Posted: Dec 08 2019 @ 11:16 PM
Purpose of a personal financial review How can you tell if you’ve made financial progress this year? If you’ve made more money or paid down some debt over the last few months, you probably feel pretty great about making financial headway.  But exactly how much progress have you made? Enough to feel super motivated to ... Read More about Organize Your Finances with an End-of-Year Personal Financial Review The post ...
Posted: Dec 02 2019 @ 9:41 PM
The days are shorter, and colder, and all the holiday lights are going up in the neighborhood. Which means it’s time to get into the holiday spirit.  As I read through all my blogging groups, I’ve really been enjoying all the holiday posts that are shared. Everyone has a unique perspective on the season, and ... Read More about How To Be Financially Savvy This Holiday Season – Roundup The ...
Posted: Nov 25 2019 @ 3:13 PM
If you’re anything like me, you find yourself well into November and still haven’t purchased any gifts for the holidays. If procrastination was a talent, it just might be my superpower. But even if you are late to the holiday game, you can still find some great gifts for everyone on your list and not ... Read More about The Financially Savvy Giver: 2019 Holiday Gift Guide The post The ...
Posted: Nov 22 2019 @ 2:49 PM
Yes, it’s that time of the year again! And if you’re anything like me, you’ve buried your head in the sand and refusing to dive into the holiday shopping madness.  But even if you didn’t plan ahead, you can keep your cool and stay on budget during the holiday season. Here are some helpful tips ... Read More about How To Stay on Budget this Holiday Season (even when ...
Posted: Nov 21 2019 @ 1:55 AM


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