If you are like the Smart Fi household, after the bills are paid, there may be little more than pocket change left over. Mortgage, utilities, groceries, auto loan, and college savings. Continue reading
Who doesn’t like a good challenge? A challenge that gets the gears in your mind turning. One where you have to play mental mind games to achieve your goal. Am I losing you, stay with me here. Continue reading
Hello ladies and gentlemen, I just wanted to do a short post on my 2018 goals. Not those normal kind of goals. Not the lose 10 pounds goal or the exercise 30 minutes a day goals. No, Continue reading
4612 days until mortgage freedom. September 1, 2030. That is if we continue to pay the mortgage as scheduled. But stick with me here, because I’ve got a hybrid approach to get us to mortgage freedom within the next 8 years or so.
I am driving an 18 year old Toyota Tacoma. I bought this truck for $18,000 used from a neighbor. At age 23 and being frugal by nature, this was a giant splurge. The neighbor had owned the truck for only 9 months but wanted a bigger truck to tow a boat. Continue reading
In the past month I have helped two friends open their very first Roth IRA’s. Both of my friends were in their mid 30’s. Both friends had put it off for years because they didn’t know Continue reading
Every blog has to begin somewhere so lets start at the beginning. What the heck is Fi? Well simply put, it means financial independence. It is that point in your life where you have Continue reading