Making Saving a Priority Gives You Options and Stability When Life Goes Sideways (Guest Post from a Non-Blogger)

I love hearing the personal finance stories from my Women's Personal Finance Facebook group. The members all have such different life experiences, and I've learned a ton in the two years since I created the group. With this blog, I realize I have a rare opportunity to amplify women's voices in the personal finance and…

A Guide to Secondhand Shopping: Save Money and the Environment Through Thrifting

Have you ever purchased second hand clothes from a thrift store for yourself? I grew up putting together thrifted Halloween costumes, but it wasn't until college before a friend introduced me to the frugal treasure hunting that can be done at places like Goodwill and Value Village for dirt cheap everyday clothing. I still remember…

Eight Years After Early Retirement: No Blog, No Side Hustles, Just Retired (Guest Post)

A common argument against the financial independence community is that anyone who "retires early," really isn't - that they blog or side hustle or do something for income after their retirement from their day job. And to that argument, many people's contingency plans actually do contain the idea that worst case, they "can always go…

How We Reached Financial Independence In Our Early 30s (Guest Post by Modern Fimily)

I first got to know Courtney and her family through her Instagram, Fire2Moms1Babe, as the breadwinner of her financially independent family of three. Her wife Nicole stays home with their young daughter, and they plan to pull their full early retirement trigger in the next few years when Courtney quits her job. I reached out…