Achieve Financial Independence

For those just starting their journey to financial independence all the way to those planning to retire early, we have a series of interviews and articles to get you inspired to take action for your family today.

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Achieve Financial Independence

Your Home Will Make You Money With These 3 Strategies

Mortgages. Electric bills. Unexpected repairs. Owning a home can be quite expensive. Every day it seems like there is a new bill to pay or something to fix. Didn’t someone tell us owning a home…

March 15, 2017

21 Inexpensive (or Free) Ways to Entertain Young Kids this Winter

Will this winter ever end?!  I don’t know why I’m surprised at how long this winter has lasted. I’ve lived in Michigan for over 25 years now. You think I’d be used to it. This…

March 10, 2017

7 Money-Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

So you got a big tax refund?! Sweet! What an awesome feeling! The big question is … What should you do with this unexpected money now at your disposal?

March 1, 2017

Roth IRA Investing in 10 Simple Steps

The magical Roth IRA … You’ve heard that you need one. Or if you have one, you’ve heard that you should be taking full advantage of it. What is so excellent about a Roth IRA?!…

February 23, 2017

Save on Taxes in 5 Easy Steps

It’s tax time! At least it was for the Hill Family this weekend. We cranked out our taxes while the kids rode their bikes around on an unexpected 60-degree weekend. Equipped with our laptop, our…

February 22, 2017

5 Easy Tips to Lower Your Grocery Bill

Food … Evidently, you need it to live. Fine, fine, fine … As frugal as I am, I still like living. But why does it take up so much of my monthly budget?! We are…

February 16, 2017
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