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Family and Financial Independence: Should We Pay Off Our Mortgage Early?

Not having a mortgage payment sounds like a dream, but is that a realistic goal for a family with young kids? Andrew shares how his family ‘found’ money to pay their mortgage off early and still have fun together! Paying Off Your Mortgage Early How did you feel when you bought your home?  After you […]

Financial Independence and Raising Kids are Not Mutually Exclusive

 Financial Independence seems almost impossible when you’re trying to raise kids, but many families are doing it.  Matt Miner shares his family’s journey along with some key takeaways!  Pursuing Financial Independence as Parents Last week on the podcast, we began the conversation of finding the right path towards financial independence or freedom for your family […]

Which Financial Independence Path is Right for Your Family?

Financial independence is a hot topic, but with so many different paths (FIRE, leanFI, FatFIRE, slowFI, etc), it can be difficult to figure out what’s the best path for you.  Today we dive into some of the most popular ‘flavors’ of financial independence and weigh the pros and cons of them. We’ll also get into […]

Crafting Your Family’s Plan for Financial Independence

Today we’re showing you how to create a FI (financial independence) plan even while you’re raising your kids! Financial Independence and Family In this final episode for the season, I want to go back to a question I asked at the beginning – is it possible to become financially independent while raising kids?  I had […]

Financial Independence with Kids: Figuring Out Your Path

Most people would love to become financially independent and have work be optional, but it is that realistic? Today we’re looking at the real scoop about FIRE and whether it’s the path for you! Financial Independence with Kids: Is That Really Possible? One of the reasons I started simplifying enjoy is I felt like there […]

How to Buy a House as You Pursue Financial Independence

After two months at our new house, we’re still excited about buying it. We love living her and we’re happy with how well it fits. While the actual process of going from seeing houses to signing the papers seemed fairly quick, the process that got us to the point took much longer. I know this is […]