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Dawn

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Name:
FI and Wine
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
finance for single moms, wealth building, real estate, goal setting, financial independence
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
SAN JOSE, California, United States
Age:
Unspecified
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Gender:
Female
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

Last week I wrote an article on how to combine finances as a couple. Writing this post really got me thinking about all the ways you can manage money together and how to settle on the right method that works for you and your partner.  In my research, Google searching was only getting me so ... Read More about Managing Money As A Couple: What Works (and doesn’t!) For ...
Posted: Aug 20 2019 @ 9:08 PM
Do you ever feel like no matter how hard you try, you just can’t break the cycle of living paycheck-to-paycheck or manage to save money? You certainly aren’t alone and I’ve been there myself. I didn’t even think much of it because everyone else around me was living the same way. But over time, it ... Read More about 9 Steps to Transform Your Money Mindset and Start Saving ...
Posted: Aug 10 2019 @ 6:24 PM
For the last 11 years as a single mom, I’ve been learning and managing finances on my own. I started from the bottom, with no income and no career prospects. (You can read more about my story here.) It was a tough road, but I’m happy to say that I finally feel independent and confident ... Read More about How To Combine Finances as a Couple The post How To ...
Posted: Aug 10 2019 @ 3:12 AM
As parents we want to do the very best for our kids. We want them to grow into capable and successful adults. And we want to prevent them from making the same mistakes that we’ve made.  We want our children to be happy and financially secure.  The difficulty in teaching our kids about money is ... Read More about Why You Need To Allow Your Kids to Make Money ...
Posted: Jul 16 2019 @ 11:42 PM
*This post may contain affiliate links.  Please read my disclaimer page for more information.* What is Financial Independence? The definition of financial independence will vary widely depending on whom you ask. Like personal finance, it’s just that. Personal. For me, financial independence, or FI, is the freedom to work because you want to, not because you have ... Read More about The 7 Essential Stepping Stones To Financial Independence The post The ...
Posted: Jul 06 2019 @ 3:12 PM
Edited and reposted with 2019 updates. This post will cover the key areas you need to review and optimize within your employer-sponsored 401k or 403b retirement accounts.  First off, I have to ask.  Do you have an employer-sponsored retirement account?  Unless you are self-employed or work for a very small company, I’m guessing you have ... Read More about 11 Steps to Rock Your Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan The post 11 ...
Posted: Jun 20 2019 @ 9:00 PM
Summer is just around the corner and I’m really excited about it. I LOVE the nice warm weather and sunny days. I love how excited my son gets about all the summer camps he’s going to. And I really love taking a few trips. But there is one thing I don’t look forward to, actually ... Read More about Intro to Travel Hacking: How I booked a $980 trip ...
Posted: Jun 10 2019 @ 9:00 AM
You feel like you have too much to do and you are drowning at work. We’ve all been there at one time or another and it’s not fun. This post will cover what to do when you feel overwhelmed at work. It’s Monday. You were dreading this moment so much that you set your alarm ... Read More about 15 Steps to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed at Work The post 15 ...
Posted: May 30 2019 @ 2:57 AM
You feel like you have too much to do and you are drowning at work. We’ve all been there at one time or another and it’s not fun. This post will cover what to do when you feel overwhelmed at work. It’s Monday. You were dreading this moment so much that you set your alarm ... Read More about 9 Steps to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed at Work The post 9 ...
Posted: May 30 2019 @ 2:57 AM
Learn the essential personal finance rules you need to live by if you want to save more money, build wealth and achieve financial security. Personal finance has a way of instilling fear and overwhelm.  The general message is that in order to be smart with your money you need to hire a specialized financial advisor, ... Read More about The 12 Financial Rules You Need To Live By The post ...
Posted: May 20 2019 @ 12:14 AM

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