7 Money Excuses That May Be Preventing You from Reaching Financial Independence

7 Money Excuses That May Be Preventing You from Reaching Financial Independence

Financial freedom is something that everyone wants. However, very few people are able to reach financial independence and retire early. Most of us are conditioned to believe that we have no choice except to work until we’re 65-70 years old. We have plenty of excuses for why financial independence is not possible or why it…

Average Retirement Incomes: Have You Saved Enough for Retirement?

Average Retirement Incomes: Have You Saved Enough for Retirement?

Do you have enough retirement income to last through your golden years? Understanding how your nest egg compares to the average retirement income can help you plan and save better, to ensure you’re comfortable, secure and happy after retirement. Average Retirement Income: Mean vs. Median, Other Factors Before comparing the average earnings of other retirees…

7 Different Paths to Financial Independence

7 Different Paths to Financial Independence

Today, the financial independence, retire early (FIRE) movement is gaining popularity very quickly. Although a lot of people are working towards the same goal of financial freedom or financial independence (FI), there are several different paths you can take to get there. You don’t have to be a high-income earner in order to have a…

9 Steps to Financial Independence (How to Retire Early)

9 Steps to Financial Independence (How to Retire Early)

Most Americans consider retirement age to be 65, or somewhere in that ballpark. Early retirement might be considered 55 – 60. Yet, there are plenty of people in their 30’s and 40’s (and sometimes even younger) who are able to achieve financial independence. Reaching financial independence doesn’t necessarily mean that these people are completely retired…