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 […]
I’ve been seeing some thoughts pop up on Twitter over the last few months that have sparked an idea in my brain. Obviously, everyone’s journey to Financial Independence will look different. But what are some of the ways our paths differ? Our journeys are different because we’re all facing different financial headwinds. Let’s look at […]
Or, why I chose to blow up my housing budget and go with a fancy condo as my new residence. Looking for housing is tough in the best of times and we are far from the best of times right now. Housing prices are at an all-time high and inventory is at some of the lowest levels […]
Gwen looks back over the FIRE community and whether the general and her specific approach to FIRE has undergone an evolution.
Gwen’s theory on socioeconomic unfairness for the modern world using blenders for an example. This theory was brought to you by my Saturday morning smoothie.