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Will you wear out or rust out?

This one simple choice will determine the length of your FI journey and what shape you’ll be in when you get there.

Tie your FI plan together with gratitude

Gratitude can and should be a sustained current flowing through your life. All you have to do is tap into it.

Getting enough sleep is the FI lifehack nobody talks about

Sleep deprivation is not something to be worn as a badge of honor – it’s bad for the waistline and bad for your wallet.

Hold yourself accountable with a weekly financial review

Want to keep your focus on increasing your savings rate and aligning your spending to your priorities? Today’s post show you how to do it.

Read your way to FI

Here’s how to kickstart an epic reading habit to propel you to FI in record time.

Sunday meal planning as a keystone habit for achieving FI

The simple act of planning your meals can save you THOUSANDS per year. I give you my personal template and tips on how to get started.

Curate access to your inbox to squeeze out marketers

One way to decrease your desire for consumer products is to stop giving marketers access to you. Here’s how to marketer-proof your inbox.

Do a digital detox and watch your desires fall away

It can feel like a Herculean task to break out of the technological habit loop. Here’s how to do it – and why your expenses will melt away.

How to make peace with your brain in 2019

When I first tried to meditate, I was fidgety and anxious. Now, it’s an indispensable part of my daily routine. Here’s how to get started.

Shortening the path to FI with physical exertion

We know the physical benefits of regular exercise. But the mental and monetary benefits may outweigh the physical.

Want laser focus on your priorities this year? Start a journal.

This simple habit is INCREDIBLY powerful for clarity and focus. We tell you how and why to get started today.

I blew $5,000 in 2018. Here’s where it went.

Spoiler alert: it involves a tree that was featured in Star Wars.

Downsizing your life – why your stuff is giving you anxiety

Fight against clutter to get your brain back.

Buying 25 years of freedom for $450 per week

If you walked into a store and saw “25 years of financial freedom” for sale, what would you pay for it? It likely costs less than you think.

The only books you should actually buy

For all my reading, I don’t own many books myself. Rather, the books worth buying are the “quake books” that alter your worldview.

The unending joy of self-sufficiency

Why working toward small improvements in self-reliance each day can bring you major happiness

Get the big things right

Pursuing FI is not about being perfect. It’s about focusing on what you value and throwing everything else out the window.