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Your Blueprint for Financial Independence

A common resolution set at the beginning of a new year is to “get my financial house in order.” But how can you build a house, let alone pour any kind of foundation, without a blueprint?

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Beginner's Guide to FI

Recent Articles & Podcast

Make A Difference With Junior Achievement--Here's How

Years ago when I worked in banking, a co-worker and I spent several weeks volunteering in a local high school classroom. The goal? To teach kids about the banking business.

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154 | Hacking The FAFSA | Brian Eufinger And Seonwoo Lee

Graduating from college debt-free can accelerate the path to FI dramatically. Brian Eufinger and Seonwoo Lee share their best tips on hacking the FAFSA on today’s episode. Hacking The FAFSA

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153R | Navigating Health Insurance

Medical debt is a big financial burden for many people. Brad and Jonathan spoke with Craig and Jerry from RIP Medical Debt to find out more about their solution to

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How To Save $1,000 In 30 Days!

Increasing your savings is a pillar of pursuing Financial Independence. If you are just starting your journey, saving that first $1,000 is a big step! Through a combination of small

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Why ChooseFI?


Somewhere ages and ages hence:

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-

I took the one less traveled by,

And that has made all the difference.

-Robert Frost


 Life is beautiful and complicated but it is the sum of a million choices. This series of choices builds a tapestry. Hopefully you look back with satisfaction at the choices you made to this point

Most of us spend our time on earth thinking that we know the rules. We stumble through life making the same choices as our peers and our parents. We stay inside the lines and we make safe choices. Predictable choices like a 9-5 job, a 30 year fixed mortgage and a 4% savings rate in our 401K

What if you woke up one day and realized that these normal choices were horrible and there was a better way?


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