7 Current Financial Goals // Update #3 {+ a BIG Change}

Considering that the last update on our current financial goals showed very little change in our numbers, it was exciting to see some definite forward momentum happening again in this last quarter that just ended! Granted, much of the progress has been due to the monthly Child Tax Credit payments coming in, but we’ve also …

Our Plan to Pay Off the Mortgage Early

In case you missed the announcement, I posted earlier this month that my husband and I are now officially planning on retiring by 50. Or, more accurately, we’re planning on reaching a level of financial independence by 50 that would allow us to only work part-time if we so choose, and at doing whatever we …

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Our Plan to Retire Early (By Age 50, To Be Exact)

If you’ve been hanging around this blog for awhile, you probably already know that I’ve been a bit obsessed with the idea of FIRE (financial independence / retire early) for several years now. However, while I’ve mentioned my enthusiasm and passion for this subject in the past, I’ve never actually set a hard and fast …