financial independence

Today’s guest post is written by Ricard from Escape to Freedom. I think he put together a killer post on the number one factor it takes to accelerate our path to financial independence: our savings rate! I hope you get as much out of the article as I did! Without further ado: How To Increase Our Savings Rate and [...]

This month I’ll be completing my 6th triathlon. Now, you might be thinking, “Wait, isn’t this is a personal finance blog about financial independence? What does triathlon training have to do with gaining financial freedom?” Well, I’m glad you asked. The journey of training to complete a triathlon and the journey of achieving financial independence [...]

Today’s guest post comes from Kate, a tax lawyer. Since entering the workforce, Kate has been enjoying a six digit increase in her net worth every year from aggressive saving, sensible investment strategy and efficient tax planning. In her free time, Kate shares tax saving and money tips on her blog Tax Optimized Investment to help [...]

Recently, the topic of early retirement has been brought up on a few different occasions within my social circles. Often, the conversation is brought up in jest, but sometimes I find myself in a group that is openly discussing savings rate or investment strategies. When time comes for me to chime in, my standard approach [...]

When I think of “early retirement,” my first thought goes to Ben Franklin. He essentially blogged (wrote almanacs as they were called in those days) about frugality and having an intense work ethic. He understood that, “lost time is never found again,” and he pursued financial independence to make sure he gained back as much [...]

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