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SAVE MORE MONEY
FOR YEARS we believed that we never had enough money to save for retirement.
When we discovered the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) our minds made a complete 180 shift about what we could and couldn’t accomplish.
No more living paycheck-to-paycheck.
If an emergency happens, we have money in the bank to take care of it! What a relief that is.
We began cutting expenses and made saving money on the top of our list of priorities.
Our savings rate, once only about 5-7%, is now at 29% and it is growing every quarter.
We keep track of our progress using Personal Capital’s FREE APP. We can store all of our accounts there and have a visual picture of where we are in our progress to Financial Independence.
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SEVEN BIG MONEY MOVES WE MADE IN ONE YEAR – GETTING RID OF $650,000 IN DEBT When I stumbled upon the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement about four years ago, we were drowning in debt. Hopeless. Certain that we would be broke forever. I was...
My whole life I have been driven by a goal. Not just one, but a series of one after another. Be the first woman in my family to get a four-year degree, the first to get an advanced degree, own my own law firm, raise six children AND have a career…constantly chasing the world view of success. On the outside, I am sure to others, to everyone except my family, I had all of my *ish together. But, what I lacked was JOY and I craved to do NOTHING and to be OK with it.
Patrick Aime grew up in poverty and unrest in Rwanda but he had a dream of coming to the United States to make his own destiny.
His pathway to the United States was via sports. First, he finished high school in Belgium and then came to the United States to play basketball in college.
In this Encore Episode, you will hear how Patrick achieved made his way to America – achieved success, made a lot of money and then lost it all. It was devastating, but Patrick used the grit and determination that got him to the U.S. to rebuild himself a second time.