Personal finance is personal. On this page you’ll find the posts about our journey. I don’t pretend to have a formula and set of steps to take that will work perfectly for everyone.
However, I know from first-hand experience that reading the journeys of others helps us build understanding and create our own paths to financial independence. So, here are posts specific to the journey of two career educators building a path to financial independence (FI) and optional retirement (OR.)
We’ve built an approach to setting financial goals that helped us transform our finances. I share how we effectively set financial goals, and even include a financial goal setting worksheet.
I worked hard and got what I’d dreamed of. Then I realized I was creating a trap. How that moment woke me up and changed life for the better.
We set out to downsize our house to save money. It worked, but we got unexpected benefits. Downsizing has improved our quality of life!