Playing with FIRE: The Documentary

The first documentary about the FI movement is about to be released! It's been several years in the making. This is very exciting. Is FI hitting the mainstream? What will that mean to the movement and its participants? There has been some major name-dropping related to this film... Vicki Robin, Mr. Money Mustache, JD Roth, …

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Financial Independence Is Plan B – DiverseFI

From Doc G at DiverseFI... FI is just a tool, not the end goal. Putting a meaningful life and happiness first should be our focus! -- Lane Beck, 8 May 2018, San Diego CA Financial independence should be Plan B. — Read on diversefi.com/2018/05/06/financial-independence-is-plan-b/

Your Money? Or Your Life? – Afford Anything

An excellent TL;DR summary of THE most influential FI book I have read to date from Paula Pant at Afford Anything. Vicki Robin has just released a new updated version of Your Money or Your Life... very highly recommended! -- Lane Beck, 14 Apr 2018, San Diego, CA Your Money? Or Your Life? - Afford …

Saving Secrets from Young Super Savers – MyMoney by Fidelity

Some great visualizations showing the power of getting started early, from Fidelity's MyMoney blog. -- Lane Beck, 10 Apr, 2018, San Diego, CA Young super savers do things a little differently from other savers. Here are some of their secrets. — Read on http://www.fidelity.com/mymoney/saving-secrets-of-super-savers

Why Money Won’t Solve Your Problems – Afford Anything

The lies we tell ourselves... from JD Roth at Money Boss and Paula Pant at Afford Anything... a post about taking personal responsibility for your own happiness. Sure there are plenty of things that are outside our direct sphere of influence. Don't waste your life energy on these things. But recognize that, if we are …

Money Talks – Live from the UK Chautauqua with Vicki Robin | Mad Fientist

Listen as we play the first-ever game of "Money Talks", the new game created by the author of Your Money or Your Life, Vicki Robin! — Read on http://www.madfientist.com/money-talks/

What FIRE Bloggers Owe Readers // A Blogging Manifesto | Our Next Life

Thanks to Tanja from Our Next Life for calling us on our own privilege blind spots! What FIRE Bloggers Owe Readers // A Blogging Manifesto | Our Next Life — Read on ournextlife.com/2018/03/21/fire-blogger-manifesto/

Consider a Side Hustle Year to Begin Early Retirement | Our Next Life

Consider a Side Hustle Year to Begin Early Retirement | Our Next Life — Read on ournextlife.com/2018/03/19/side-hustle-year/

Money and Confidence are Interchangeable

So, I’m assuming you are here reading this because you want to get yourself some more money. And since this is Mr. Money Mustache and not a standard finance... — Read on http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2018/03/09/money-and-confidence-are-interchangeable/

Alligators and Kittens | The Happy Philosopher

What are your alligators and what are your kittens? What are you doing to reduce the alligators in your life? -- Lane Beck, Mar 13, 2018, San Diego, CA I really like kittens. They are cute, cuddly, and in general good company. They are easy to take care of. Eventually they grow up into cats …