Category Archives for Financial Independence

The Next Phase (Part 2): Time to Hit the Road

I’ve moved into a new phase of my life. I’m ready to give up the house and create a different life for myself. The RV lifestyle may be just the ticket!

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Fired! 18-month Net Worth Report

Here’s my net worth report, 18 months after losing my job and becoming an entrepreneur. Despite zero income, I’m doing okay and optimistic about the future.

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How to Become a Financial Coach (Part 2)

The second part of becoming a financial coach is setting up the back office. Main activities include using scheduling software and establishing processes.

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How to Become a Financial Coach (Part 1)

How do you become a financial coach? Here’s part 1 of a series discussing Dr. Brenda’s journey to becoming a certified professional financial coach.

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The Next Phase (Part 1): More Questions than Answers

I’ve reached a new phase of my life. I’m ready to make a big move but I’m not sure where I’ll go. I have more questions than answers at this point.

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Escape to Africa

Reflections on my trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe

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My Five Journeys Have Become One Journey

The quest for financial independence has extinguished other aspects of my life. Now I’m ready for a change, but I’m not sure what that looks like.

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Fired…15 Month Net Worth Report

Fifteen months after being fired, and still having no income, my net worth chalked in at its highest peak. I’m still in good financial shape.

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Want to read about the $10,000 Candlestick?

What three things do you need before you leave the workforce? Read my guest post to find out … and learn about my $10,000 candlestick!

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Personal Finance Blogger Friends: Privilege is not about YOU

Privilege is just part of the social order. So why do personal finance bloggers spend so much time denouncing privilege, claiming it’s all about choices?

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Book Review: Work Optional

Work Optional is not your typical personal finance book. The author – Tanja Hester – does a fabulous job guiding readers on creating the life they want.

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The Luck of Being Fired in a Bull Economy

Here’s my 14-month without an income report. I’ve been lucky!

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