How Kids Can Make Money And Get A Financial Jump Start

How Kids Can Make Money And Get A Financial Jump Start

Finding ways for kids to make money shouldn’t be too hard if you get creative. If your kid is old enough based on the laws in your state, they could get a part-time or full-time job. Some states allow teenagers to work as early as 14 with limited hours or with a work permit. Other states have no restrictions. Kids can work at the grocery store, gas station, fast food … Read more

10 Online Business Tools For Solopreneurs

Online Business Tools for Solopreneurs

Working for yourself, whether in your post-retirement life or simply as a side hustle to help fast-track your FI progress means that you likely will be wearing a lot of different hats to run your business. As a solopreneur, you’ll be in charge of everything, from bookkeeping and marketing to answering client emails and business development. Luckily though, we live in an era that’s made it easier than ever to … Read more

17 Passive Income Ideas To Fast Track Your FI Journey

17 Passive Income Ideas To Fast Track Your FI Journey

Earning passive income is the goal for many on the path to financial independence. Passive income allows us to make money while travel, spend time with family, and fulfill our dreams. According to Dave Ramsey, passive income is “money you earn in a way that requires little to no effort.” Yup! That sounds perfect. Here are a handful of ideas that most people can do to start earning passive income. … Read more

How Starting A Business Will Impact Our Finances

How Starting A Business Will Impact Our Finances

On February 1st, 2019 I launched my new planning firm, FI-nancial Planner. I want to talk about the inner workings of quitting a full-time job and creating a new company. In contrast to the popular wisdom of starting a side-hustle and making the leap when the new business can support you, my industry does not allow that. Therefore, I will have to start from scratch. How Will We Meet Our … Read more

11 Things To Do When Starting A Business

11 Things To Do When Starting A Business

Starting your own business, either full time or as a side hustle can be a great way to take control of your income. Not only can it help you reach FI faster,  but you can pare down a full-time business once you reach you reach FI if you want. A side hustle can decrease the amount of income your investments need to provide. Allowing you to “FIRE” sooner. But setting … Read more

How Estimated Quarterly Taxes Work

How Estimated Quarterly Taxes Work

If you’re taking on a side hustle or you’ve launched your own business in your post-retirement life, you may have little experience in handling your own estimated taxes. While almost everyone is required to file a tax return by April 15th, the self-employed will have some regular tax bills throughout the year. The basic rule of thumb is that if you think you will owe more than $1,000 in taxes … Read more

Parenting On FIRE: How Financial Independence Has Changed My Family

Parenting On FIRE How Financial Independence Has Changed My Family

My perspective on parenting changed due to my pursuit of FI. My dreams for my children are vastly different today because of my own journey towards financial independence. Their futures will look different now that FI is a part of our everyday life. I could never have imagined the depths of FI’s impact. So, how exactly have their lives changed due to this FI journey? Outside of the obvious financial legacy … Read more

6 Types Of Side Hustles You Can Start Today

6 Types Of Side Hustles You Can Start Today

No matter how hard you try, you can only save so much by cutting back your expenses. While living a frugal lifestyle will go a long way to help boost your savings rate, there is another option that could result in a drastic increase in your savings rate. Technically you don’t have a limit to the amount of income you can earn. While you may be limited to earning a … Read more

Side Hustle Series: Freelance Writing

Side Hustle Series: Freelance Writing

Side hustles are a great way to earn some extra cash and help you speed up your path to financial independence (FI). To get you started, here’s a list of great side hustle ideas! In addition, we wanted to feature some particular side hustle stories to inspire you to earn some extra cash. Today, we’re delving into the freelance writing side hustle. This side hustle is particularly popular among bloggers, but … Read more