Fifteen of the most popular personal finance bloggers share advice on how to build a net worth of $1,000,000 and admit to their biggest financial mistakes. Get the “inside scoop” by taking the 30-Day Million Dollar Challenge!
In the summer of 2012, I decided to divert all my financial energy toward one goal: paying off my mortgage. With some careful planning and discipline, I was able to pay off the $64,000 balance in just 15 months.
What does it mean to be financially independent? Here’s what financial independence means to me: security, time to paint and write and explore, the ability to overcome crises, and the opportunity to leave the work force when I choose.