One of the most fun parts of FIRE Life is meeting with fun people who pass through town. A couple of years ago, I met Tina. We talked about FIRE, bikes, and ate subs late at night. (I highly recommend the Grape Ape from Cheba Hut). I was supposed to see Tina again last summer on my way to the West Coast, but then COVID happened.I hadn't heard from Tina in a while and then … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Turning “What If?” Into “Why Not?”
Today, I have a guest post to from the excellent Cody Berman who writes at Fly To FI. Before I turn it over to Cody, I have to tell you something about myself.I started at my first job when I turned 14. It was at McDonald's for the princely sum of $3.35/hour, minimum wage at the time. From then until the time I turned 43, I never took more than a week off. During high … [Read more...] about Guest Post: 213 Days To Freedom
Two years ago, I promised Jillian from Montana Money Adventures a guest post. I finally got it done earlier this month.Eighteen months ago, I lost a weight loss bet with Mr. WoW. Part of losing meant that I had to write a guest post for his tasty, Michelin 3-star-rated, Waffles on Wednesday blog. I finally got it finished a couple of weeks ago.Better late than … [Read more...] about Better Late Than Never?
Today's guest post comes from the writer over at Getting Canned. Mr. Getting Canned is pretty good at losing jobs. He has been fired and not the good kind! When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.First of all thanks to Carl - Mr. 1500 himself, for allowing me a guest spot on this site to talk about finding happiness by disconnecting from the marketing machine. You're … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Disconnecting From The US Marketing Machine
I'm off to Greece! As you read this, I may very well be on a plane on the way to Chautauqua! While I'm globetrotting, enjoy a guest post that actually contains something useful. You don't get a lot of that here on 1500 Days... The Difference Between APR and APY APR and APY can be easily confused. They have some similarities but also have some differences. APR stands for … [Read more...] about Guest Post: APR Versus APY