I value my time. I love learning about ways to finish work faster and gain back more time to spend on activities I enjoy. This is why I love the auto pay option to manage our bills. I can set it and forget it. But I recently uncovered the danger in using automatic payments for our recurring bills. Over time, auto pay can easily turn into over pay. Which is why I now have a new approach to auto pay: set it, check it and do NOT forget it! Continue reading Danger! Don’t Let Auto Pay Turn Into Over Pay!
Could we live here? This is the question we ask ourselves every time we visit a new place. It’s fun to imagine what it would be like to live as locals in new towns, states and even countries. Especially after you reach financial independence and have the freedom to live anywhere your heart desires (and savings allow!). There are countless articles touting the best place to live, but is it really the best place to live for you? Here’s how we think about it. Continue reading Could Your Best Place to Live Be Here?
Leaving your current employer to take a job with a new company that pays more isn’t a new concept. Sure, you can benefit from an immediate increase to your income when you change companies. But, if you play your cards right, you can also make even more money in the months and years to come. I call this strategy the Triple Payout, and here’s how it can help you make more money at work…
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Who doesn’t want to retire early? The idea of walking away from work that consumes the majority of your weekdays (and likely some weekends too) to live a life of leisure is incredibly appealing. But if your goal is to reap the rewards of financial freedom as quickly as possible, there are other options worth considering. Options that can help you gain greater levels of freedom sooner rather than later. Here’s how… Continue reading Don’t Retire Early – Gain More Freedom Faster with Other Options
Life is too short. For those of us racing to achieve financial freedom, don’t just focus on saving for the future. Be just as purposeful in spending for today as you are in saving for tomorrow. Yes, be 100% committed to achieving financial freedom as soon as possible. But also be 100% committed to enjoying life in the here and now. The key is to manage finances in moderation. Here’s how… Continue reading Life is Too Short: How to Spend for Today with Purpose