Monthly Milestone #1 – September 2020

Welcome to my first monthly update, since starting this blog! I will be covering our debt, assets, and net worth and will provide graphs and charts since Mrs Free Runner and I started tracking in April of 2019. I will also include how close we are to our goal of FI, which is $2.5 MillionContinue reading “Monthly Milestone #1 – September 2020”

5 Steps to Determine How Much to Save to Retire Early with Retire Early Calculator

You want to retire early- how much money do you need to do this? In this post I will help you determine how much to save to retire early. Well, first you will need to know how much you will spend in retirement. This is what you need to know: Determine your monthly and yearlyContinue reading “5 Steps to Determine How Much to Save to Retire Early with Retire Early Calculator”

Introduction- Retire Early & Financial Independence Goals

This post describes my background and goals. Everyone’s goals are different. If you want to retire early, when do you want to retire and how much money will you need? Write it down. That’s what I am doing. Hello and welcome to my first blog post! If you are still reading by my first sentence,Continue reading “Introduction- Retire Early & Financial Independence Goals”

We Have Debt – 10 Things You Need to do to Get Out of Debt

What are you going to do about that debt? In this post, I will outline steps for getting out of debt and show our plan. In my last blog post, I mentioned debt. It pains me to admit this: we have debt. We have credit card debt. We have student loans (all mine). We haveContinue reading “We Have Debt – 10 Things You Need to do to Get Out of Debt”

12 Financial Lessons from my Parents and my Background

Learn from your parent’s financial mishaps, don’t follow. I want to start by writing that I love my parents very much. They taught me many great lessons as they raised me,  but they have not made the best financial decisions.  Both Mom and Dad have high school diplomas. My dad worked labor at a SteelContinue reading “12 Financial Lessons from my Parents and my Background”