Category Archives for Financial Independence

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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The Secret Relationship Between Time and Happiness

Time management tools, the science of timing, and understanding the tradeoff between time and money can lead to real happiness.

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5 Things I Didn’t Expect after Being Fired

Being fired isn’t so horrible if you’ve reached a stage of financial security. But 5 things in particular have surprised me.

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Top 10 Signs of a Toxic Work Environment

Do you know the signs of a toxic work environment? Ironically, that toxicity has prompted some people to save as much money as fast as they can to escape the workplace.

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From Semi-Retired to Entrepreneur…and Blogging from the Islands

What’s so great about blogging? You can do it from anywhere! This week I am enjoying quality island time with my sisters and feeling great about my transition from semi-retired to entrepreneur.

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Hello, this is the Universe Speaking…Take a Chance!

How do you deal with big changes in your life? You can learn a lot from the Change Cycle. And stop and listen to the Universe…it might have the answers you’ve been seeking!

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