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FI/RE Family August Expense Report

Another month has come and gone, and now it’s time for me to share the damage we have done to our checking account over the month of August.

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Lifestyle

Top 6 Ways to Reduce Baby Expenses

It is common knowledge that having kids in this day and age is expensive. How expensive?

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Lessons Learned

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Financial Disaster

1. Make a realistic budget. Budgets are necessary because they are your guides to how, and what you will be spending your money on. When you go to work there is a plan for what you will be doing for the day, week, and future, so why not have one for your money? Spreadsheets should […]

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Let’s put things into perspective

Everyday we get bombarded with messages regarding what brand-new car we need to drive, what shiny new computer we need to do simple word processing or browse the internet, or what big home we need to be happy. Don’t get me wrong, I like the look and smell of new things just as the next […]

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It Is Not How Much You Make, It Is What You Do With It

Growing up, a common question adults ask children is “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Most kids give the standard reply of a teacher, lawyer, doctor, fireman, veterinarian. Or, if you are my kids a Ninja. Nevertheless, we are conditioned from an early age to parrot a career that generates a […]

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Personal Finance

Methods to determine if you have reached financial independence…

There are several ways of determining when you have reached financial independence (FI). I will outline 3 methods starting from the simplest to the most complex. As any self-respecting financial blogger tends to point out, past performance is not indicative of future results, so keep that in mind when choosing the method you are most […]

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Monthly Expense Report

FI/RE Family July Expense Report

Another month has come and gone, and now it’s time for me to share the damage we have done to our checking account over the month of July.

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Personal Finance

Budgeting Basics In A High Cost of Living Area

According to the Economic Policy Institute (http://www.epi.org/resources/budget/), a family similar to ours living in Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC with 3 children and 2 adults, have an average monthly budget of $7,961, with the breakdown as follows:

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Burning a Path to Financial Freedom: Meet the FI/RE Family

The spark for this site was struck many years ago, long before the Financial Independence Retiring Early (FIRE) movement had been defined by the pioneers of this topic to include Mister Money Mustache and his contemporaries. Mrs. Fire and I are a dual military couple living in the Washington DC area, with 3 “active” children. […]

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