Posts Tagged ‘financial independence’
What Will You Make of Your Millions?
$5.8 million. This is the number that you can expect to earn in a lifetime according to these conditions: Starting salary: $80,000 Age: 26 Retirement age: 65 % annual increase in income: 3% Of course, these numbers will vary WIDELY depending on your situation. Change any of these variables, and you will have different results.…Read More
Vet Success Stories: A Globe-Trotting DVM Shares Her Debt-Free Journey
I’d like to introduce a veterinarian who has been quite the adventurer! Her job as a military DVM has taken her across the globe, and she has even done a stint as a vet working in the UK. She’s had experience owning rental real estate, and she’s about to embark on a NEW adventure. Read…Read More
Playing with FIRE Documentary Review: A New DVM’s Take on Financial Independence and Her Future
The documentary Playing with FIRE has been playing around the country all summer long. Unfortunately, I haven’t had a chance to see it yet, which has given me a major case of FOMO. Luckily, fellow DVM Rachel Luoma decided to go, and she was kind enough to share her story. Here is her bio: Rachel…Read More
Can You Work Towards Financial Independence While Owing Six-Figure Student Loans?
The Millionaire Next Door: Book Review
Updated August 2021 Back in the dark ages (otherwise known as the 1990’s), I came across this book in my house. It was called “The Millionaire Next Door”, and little did I know that this book would re-enter my life over 20 years later. I was a college student back then, and I must have…Read More
Paying Off Over $550k in Student Debt: Changing Your Mindset
As someone who promotes the idea of financial independence, the idea can be tougher for those that are coming out of school with an inordinate amount of debt. How can one think about financial independence when repaying your student loans is such an onerous task? This is why I was so intrigued by a recent…Read More
What is lighting your FIRE?
So why did I use the acronym FIRE in my title? This was a new term for me up until recently. But once I found out what it was, it resonated very deeply with me. FIRE stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early. You have enough accumulated in your investments that you can live off of…Read More