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 […]
Recently, I had the pleasure of being featured in a MarketWatch article. My views on the blog exploded and so did many of the readers’ heads. “She’s 27 and retiring with $200k in assets, most of those locked away in tax-advantaged accounts? Yeah, good luck with that. She’s not going to make it a year.” That seems to be […]
2017 was probably one of my favorite years so far! It’s hard to believe it’s already over and done with. 2017 is one of the rare years I can remember where if someone offered to transport me back a year, I’d take it. It was that good to me. I dubbed 2017 the Year of Caring, and I think […]