A few days ago, a fellow blogger that I follow on Instagram shared a post she found from yet another writer, who goes by the pseudonym Liquid Independence and writes at Freedom Thirty-Five Blog. The post was titled “Why Becoming Debt-Free Is A Terrible Goal,” which immediately piqued my curiosity, and not in a good […]
Welcome to the first post of a new series I’m calling “Five-Dollar Words.” We all hear a lot of big fancy words get thrown around a lot, and sometimes we just go along pretending like we understand the concept completely. These posts aim to explain stuff we know we *should* know about, but don’t want […]
We’re actively deciding not to retire early, even though we know it’s possible. Are we crazy?
Alright, let’s talk about the “latte factor.” You know, the one that berates people for their morning coffee routine. Just in case you’re one of today’s lucky 10,000, the latte factor suggests that if instead of spending $5 every weekday in the drive-through, you saved that money in an investment account earning an average 8% […]
Turn away now if you’re easily offended by shocking, profane language. I mean, really. The subject of this post is a vile, awful thing. I’m talking about the “D” word: Debt.