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
The journey to financial freedom starts with two simple actions: save more and/or earn more. Subtract your way there by lowering your expenses and living on less. And/or add your way there by making more money (passive or active income). We’ve chosen the latter approach – and today I’ll explain how we’re adding our way to financial freedom (and it’s not by starting a side hustle!). Continue reading Earn More Money for Financial Freedom (No, Not a Side Hustle)
Most of us love to hate our jobs. We grumble about work — hard work, busy work, mindless work, tedious work, menial work. We don’t get to go to work; we have to go to work – and can’t wait to quit work. While I’m certainly not immune to these thoughts, I believe there is an unseen upside to work that comes with financial freedom. Here’s why. Continue reading There is Upside to Work, Even if You Don’t Need The Money
Last week, I described two different paths to financial freedom – Traditional and Transitional. This week, I’m sharing a few of the key factors we’re using to determine which path is best for us, and answer the question: How long do we wait before quitting our corporate jobs to make our time our own? Continue reading Is it Best to Push for Financial Perfection Before You Quit Your Job?
What’s the best path to financial freedom? Should you take the more traditional approach to early retirement, or transition into varying levels of financial freedom over time? Today I’ll explore these two paths and weigh the pros and cons of each. Continue reading Choosing a Path to Financial Freedom: Traditional or Transitional