Category Archives for Financial Independence

Halloween Nightmare for Women: Turning into a “Bag Lady”

Half of women in America fear they’ll be broke and homeless – a nightmare that reflects a society with few social safety nets.

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Six Months post-Fired Report: It’s a Tough Go

Six months after being fired, I’m doing alright financially. Emotionally, it’s been a rollercoaster of ups and downs.

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Why Suze Orman can Kiss my Ass!

Suze Orman hates the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement. Well, Suze, I’m not buying your toxic dose of fatalism.

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The Unvarnished Story Behind my Early Exit from the Workplace

It’s time to tell my story. Here’s why I got fired from the workplace!

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How to Save $1,000 in 28 Days

Save $1,000 in 28 days with ten simple strategies and a free downloadable calendar. You can do this!

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Celebrating Four Months of Freedom

It’s been four months since I was fired. This last month I discovered the joys of a flexible schedule and got myself back on the health track.

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Is a PhD a Good Investment?

Read my guest post – The PhD’s Guide to Creating a Profitable Career – and learn how to make that prestigious degree pay off.

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Your NFL Playbook on Smart Money Moves

The NFL playbook offers some fun analogies for personal finances. Just remember to have fun in the cheap seats! #NFL

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6 Personal Finance Lessons from Mr. Rogers

Mr. Rogers’ lifelong goal was to spread kindness. So what could he possibly contribute to the world of personal finance? It turns out that Mr. Rogers’ advice might just be the key to adopting a more simple and honest lifestyle.

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3 Months Post-Fired: Can’t Stop the Happiness!

Three months after being fired, I’ve experienced a new “high.” Not only has my net worth increased, I’ve created a new business that I am passionate about and have experienced unprecedented levels of freedom and happiness.

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