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Montana Money Adventures
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We did a 10-week family trip this year with our 5 kids. We went to 11 National Parks, museums, Disney, State parks, and zoos. It was amazing on so many levels. It was inspiring, restful, adventurous and fun. In the end, our out of pocket expense was $1850.  Trip Planning Myth #1: Perfect is the […] The post How to Plan and Budget for an Epic Trip appeared first on . ...
Posted: Oct 31 2018 @ 4:17 PM
Last week I attended a conference of 2200 people involved in personal finance and media called Fincon. I was slotted to speak alongside four other familiar faces in the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) community. JD Roth (Get Rich Slowly), Pete (Mr. Money Mustache), Carl (1500days) and Leif (Physician on FIRE). We were given an […] The post Can You have FIRE and Faith? appeared first on . ...
Posted: Oct 10 2018 @ 1:56 PM
Joel and Mackynze from 5amJoel were in Montana for a month, so we hung out a few times! I’m a huge fan of mini-retirements and Joel is taking an amazing one. We chatted about finding work after a mini-retirement. What happens if your boss finds out your financially independent? Why Joel gets up at 5 am […] The post Finding Work After A Mini-Retirement appeared first on . ...
Posted: Sep 18 2018 @ 11:28 AM
The numbers on my small laptop screen were difficult to see. The bright, equatorial sun streaming through my window caused a glare. So, I closed the blinds. Yes. Finally, I could see my bank account come into focus. Then I smiled. Another month, another set of automatic rent deposits from my tenants. Our Ecuadorian mini-retirement […] The post Is It Still Possible to Make Money with Real Estate? appeared first on ...
Posted: Sep 11 2018 @ 5:58 PM
Three years ago, Adam and I crafted a new plan. We were about to adopt three kids and we were expecting a baby in a few months. I looked at our investments, our rental income and his military pension and said, “It’s good enough.” Now work was optional. I didn’t know what the next year […] The post Build a Life You’ll Never Retire From appeared first on . ...
Posted: Sep 06 2018 @ 10:56 AM
“Maybe next year.” “Maybe when I’m a bit more established.” “Once I have a better idea of where I want to go.” I totally felt this way the first time I heard of Fincon. It’s a yearly conference for people building businesses online around personal finance topics. It’s authors, freelancers, podcasters, course creators, bloggers, YouTubers, […] The post Go to Fincon Before You’ve Earned It appeared first on . ...
Posted: Aug 22 2018 @ 7:10 PM
Nick True has done what most people consider impossible. He had no prior industry knowledge, no contact, and no in-demand skill set. Despite those barriers, he built up enough freelance income for him and his wife to travel full time in their airstream. He wrote an amazing guest post about how to get started freelancing. […] The post Building Professional Relationships Online and at Conferences appeared first on . ...
Posted: Aug 17 2018 @ 5:27 PM
Find the perfect 30 day challenge to help you hit your big goals! And my two best tips for getting the most out of it. The post Start a 30-Day Habit Challenge appeared first on . ...
Posted: Aug 14 2018 @ 6:12 PM
10 weeks 10 parks 10 museums This year we took all five kids on a 10 week trip of 10 western National Parks and 10 museums. I’ll write more in-depth about different parts of planning, funding and pulling off a trip like this. But I wanted to give you a high-level overview. Some might consider […] The post Ultimate National Park Road Trip appeared first on . ...
Posted: Aug 09 2018 @ 10:58 AM
Retiring in your 30’s might seem crazy, but the path is actually well blazed. Save a high percentage of your income, keep expenses low, create some passive income….and then jump. Steve and Courtney from Think Save Retire and A Streamin Life. We met up in Whitefish Montana to eat some ice cream and talk early […] The post Retiring in Your 30’s Making Work Optional appeared first on . ...
Posted: Aug 02 2018 @ 1:42 PM


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