Eyyyyy check it outttt!!! My 25-and-still-gung-ho-about-FIRE-self would have thought this would be a slower pace than projected; However, taking just over 10 years of working with a salary that recently crossed six figures is not too shabby at all. I benefited at the beginning from a robust bull market and continued to invest in my accounts even when the […]
I have attempted to rollover my prior 401(k) accounts in the past few weeks. As you can tell from the title, everything has gone smoothly and easily. HA! Just kidding. It’s been awful. Fortunately for all of you, I took detailed notes on the whole process. If any Vanguard or Fidelity executives read this post, sorry […]
Gwen looks back over the FIRE community and whether the general and her specific approach to FIRE has undergone an evolution.
Gwen goes over her budget and finances in detail for February 2021.
Disclaimer: some links may be affiliate links. They help offset the cost of keeping this blog running! Why do I do a monthly status report? I find it best to do a monthly status report for a few reasons. It helps me evaluate how I did the previous month. Did I hit a target reduction in spending or did I go way over budget for […]
In early 2018, I took a leap of faith into the unknown and quit my steady, fulfilling W2 corporate job for the turbulent waters of self-employment. I’d talked to countless entrepreneurs through the podcast and knew many successful entrepreneurs. How hard could it be if I were surrounded by people making a comfortable living? Turns out the answer is […]