How To Save Money On Travel With The Right Credit Card

How To Save Money On Travel With The Right Credit Card

Earning miles and points from credit cards is one way to save big money on travel. But you’ll need the “right” card for you. I’m going to show you how to save money when you travel by having the right credit card. Also, be sure you aren’t paying unnecessary fees or missing out on benefits. There’s more to life than the Sign-Up Bonus Getting a credit card sign-up bonus is like … Read more

How To Save Incredible Money By Learning One New Skill Every Month

How To Save Incredible Money By Learning One New Skill Every Month

I’m normally a do-it-yourself kind of guy. There’s a certain sense of pride knowing that I was able to fix this or built that. And it is totally frustrating to me when I have to pay someone for a simple task that I could have done myself. I bet you feel the same way! So, I’m challenging each and every one of you to learn one new skill every month … Read more

See The West Coast In Style–All Aboard The Amtrak Coast Starlight

See the West Coast In Style

When you’ve reached financial independence, time is on your side. People with traditional jobs have limited vacation time, so they need to rush through their trips. Financially independent people can “slow travel” and soak up the experience to their heart’s content. Here is my favorite way to see the West Coast in style. Slow traveling on the Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle. Why Traveling By Train Is … Read more

How Do Rising Interest Rates Affect Your Path To Financial Independence?

There’s a lot to be thankful for in today’s economy. With the Dow at 25,000,  the stock market is near historical highs. Housing prices have recovered from the Great Recession and are setting new records. And unemployment is so low that there are more job openings than people looking for work for the first time in 20 years of data collection. But, with the economy humming along like it is, … Read more

10 Things You Can Get For Free At Your Library

When you’re searching for family-friendly activities that don’t cost an arm and a leg, look no further than your neighborhood. In today’s age of “just Google it” or “there’s an app for that” it is easy to overlook your local public library. You remember… it’s the place you used to go as a kid before the internet provided all the answers. Now it’s time to revisit this treasure chest of … Read more