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What’s The Next Step To Financial Independence?

What’s The Next Step To Financial Independence?

A reader writes: Hi Nords, I have a few questions I'm hoping you can help me with. I trust your expertise in these matters. I am currently an E-8 with seven years to go until retirement. I am hoping I make it to 20 years active and can retire an E-9. I'll be 48 years old at that point and don't really want to ...

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Financial Independence and The Cost of Raising a Family

Financial Independence and The Cost of Raising a Family

. A few weeks ago, Darrow Kirkpatrick blogged about the cost of raising a family while you're saving for financial independence. Before I read his post, I had just finished emptying our 529 account with the final payment for our daughter's college room & board. This seems like a great opportunity to compare ...

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I’m A Boring Investment Competitor

I’m A Boring Investment Competitor

(I recently returned from a three-week family vacation in Bangkok with very poor Internet bandwidth. We had a great time and I'll write several posts about it.  However I'm also a couple of weeks behind on projects-- one of them is today's post.)   We bloggers love to write about financial independence ...

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Out Of Debt & Heading For Financial independence

Out Of Debt & Heading For Financial independence

A reader writes: "After seeing a couple of your posts on the Mr. Money Mustache forum I checked out your book from the library and finished it in a day. It was great but I would love your opinion on what to do in my own situation. My spouse is a junior officer. We married nearly six years ago with significant debt. ...

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