Today's guest post comes from The Graying Saver who discovered the FI movement in his mid-40s. Something I've always enjoyed about the FIRE community is the diversity in ages of those involved. I discovered the movement at the age of 43. Since then, I've met FIRE fanatics as young as 17 and as old as 70. Another aspect of the FIRE community that I enjoy is that we tend to be … [Read more...] about How The Graying Saver Conquered Grumpiness With Gratitude
Quick note: A couple spots just opened up for Camp FI Florida. This momentous event will happen January 5th through the 8th. Mrs. 1500 and I will be giving an epic talk (in my mind anyway) on: dinosaurs (not really) the Spartans a certain attendee's career as a TV star crying at work more dinosaurs (still no) the meaning of life And I'm the weak link in … [Read more...] about Guest Post: What Is Fame?
Today's guest post comes from Kate Nesi who writes about how to be open with your children about money. And this is a topic near and dear to my heart. Like most, my parents were very secretive about their finances. I didn't like it at all. For example, I had no idea what a good salary was or how much the mortgage cost. I'm the opposite with my children. I tell them … [Read more...] about Opening Up To Your Children About Finances
Today, I feature Keith, better known as The Wealthy Accountant. In today's post, Keith regales you with the excellent tale of how we met. Don't believe the part about me drinking all of the Spotted Cow though. That was Jim. And Keith. And me, but just a little bit. Don’t ask me the year, but when I had cable for a short while I only watched educational programming (something … [Read more...] about Early Arrival at Retirementville
In today's guest post, Andrew from Money Miser teaches us how to run our lives like a business. Having a background in business and finance, I often see how the life of a business is very similar to that of a person. Day in, day out, businesses face the same kind of problems we face, yet they tend to approach them far more methodically. Businesses have a structured way of … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Run Your Life Like A Business