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 lost badly to lifestyle inflation. Then we woke up, fought back, and rolled our spending back almost 20 years. You can too.
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.