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Emergency Funds 101: The Ultimate Guide to Emergency Funds

Emergency funds aren’t a new concept to having a healthy financial life. Part of being responsible with your money is keeping a certain amount in an easily accessible place in case of an emergency. You should have at least six months of income tucked away in your emergency fund. The general recommendation is to keep …

Mapping Out Your FI Number | Households of FI with Corinne | EP 304

Watch Listen Read Corinne with Jonathan What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Jonathan checks back in with Corinne from the Households of FI series to look at her numbers, goals, and map out a FI plan. Financial independence is not about having the most money. In the pursuit of FI, the math is simple, …

Cut Your Cell Phone Bill in 2021 | Hint: It’s Not Republic Wireless Any More

For the longest time, whenever we give advice on ways to cut your cell phone bill, one of our go-to recommendations would be Republic Wireless. However, with more competition having entered the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) in the last few years, Republic Wireless is no longer competitive. Instead, we now recommend Mint Mobile. Mint …

Banking 101: The Ultimate Guide to Banking Basics in 2021

Whether you’re just starting to get money in order, understanding the basics of banking and budgeting are life lessons. You’ll need these, along with good spending habits to be on your path to Financial Independence. We at ChooseFI are dedicated to educating and guiding you every step of the way on your journey to FI. …

Future Value of Investment Calculator

Use our Future Value of Investment Calculator to see how much money you’ll earn on your investments over time with compound growth. Enter your starting principal, interest rate, the start date, number of years, and the amount of regular financial additions to see the analysis summary and graph.

Retirement Projection Calculator

Use our free simple retirement calculator to determine how much of your income you need to save for your future retirement nest egg. Simply enter your current age, the age you plan to retire, your starting principal, your planned monthly additions, and the estimated annual return rate to help you reach your future retirement goals.

Travel Rewards Made Simple

The path to financial independence does not mean living a life of deprivation. Far from it. Not only is it possible to lead a rich, fulfilling, and adventurous life while working toward FI, you can do it while traveling the world. Other well-known celebrities in the personal finance community hate credit cards. But we look …

Military Travel and FI Infographic

  Members of the military have an incredible advantage when it comes to travel rewards. Active duty military and their spouse and dependents can take advantage of all the fantastic card benefits the best cards have to offer without paying the annual fee. Here is a step-by-step guide to get the most mileage out of …

Recognizing Scarcity And Uncertainty | Leisa Peterson | EP 264

Leisa Peterson Website:  Wealth Clinic Book: The Mindful Millionaire What You’ll Get Out Of Today’s Show Your money story informs so much of your life even if you’re not aware of it. For 30 years, Leisa Peterson has been researching and studying how trauma in early life contributes to the money challenges faced later in …