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planning

Planning Parasites Planning Turns Dreams into Reality

POST   Ki-taek: You know what kind of plan never fails? No plan at all. No plan. You know why? If you make a plan, life never works out that way. Look around us, did these people think ‘Let’s all spend the night in a gym?’ But look now, everyone’s sleeping on the floor, us

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Later2FIRE

The Advantages of Later2FIRE How a Late Start Provides a Head Start

POST LATER2FIRE Most people who’ve heard of FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) believe it’s only for people in their 20’s and 30’s. However, there’s a growing niche within the FIRE movement called Later2FIRE. It’s made up of people who believe they still have enough time to pursue financial independence (FI). They choose FI to learn

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FIRE after 50

FIRE Starters – Discovering FIRE After 50 Deb Jacobs

POST Later2FIRE Deb Jacobs is among the growing number of people discovering FIRE After 50. In fact, her website is called FIAfter50. Her goal is to help others who are Later2FIRE find their way. Deb grew up during a time of Cinderella expectations. She believed she would marry Prince Charming who would provide for her.

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FIREwalkers

2019 FIREwalkers Year in Review FIREwalkers and Retire Hoppy

POST As year end approaches, it’s time to review accomplishments and opportunities to improve the content we produce – blog posts, podcasts, newsletters and videos. Our goal is to make FIREwalkers a valuable source of information and inspiration. For more about FIREwalkers, check out our FAQs. Before diving in, I want to take a moment

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money mindset

What’s Your Money Mindset?

POST LATER2FIRE Everyone knows they need to save for retirement, but most people, regardless of age, fall behind. When asked why, they cite circumstances such as high housing and healthcare costs, having to support family, and not having enough income. However, there’s another, perhaps overarching reason: having a fixed money mindset. Fixed Money Mindset Many

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late to fire

Later 2 FIRE

POST LATER2FIRE I’m sure you’ve seen reports stating that many American’s don’t have enough saved for retirement. Just for the heck of it I Goggled: “how much do Americans aged 40-55 have saved for retirement”. My favorite hit was: “Retirement Savings by Age Show Why Americans are Screwed.” I also found this from creditdonkey.com (I’m

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Closing the Loop

POST: It’s kind of funny how life goes. When I was an undergrad student I didn’t have a clue what I wanted to study let alone what I wanted to do with my life. My degree in Social Sciences didn’t get me very far in my home town of Buffalo, NY. After college, I resumed

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