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FIRE.031 House or Health? (yes, both)

Realization alert: It hit me the other day, our current health insurance premiums for two people total more than our old mortgage payment (30 yr fixed). Of course, I understand good health may be almost invaluable. Comparing health care to a roof over your head is like comparing apples to gasoline, two totally different items …Read More

FIRE.028 My week on FIRE

Opening my eyes each morning is a wonderful thing. Yes, it’s always great to be alive each morning, but knowing that the day ahead is my own is so amazing.
My point is your entire day/week task time shifts in FIRE. Not only do you have more time for your tasks, you are flexible in the completion of these tasks.
Stress reduction and life enjoyment are critical for us. I believe health, happiness, and family are super important…

FIRE.027 99cents —for my thoughts

We’re now closing out February and many people still have great plans to lose weights and/or get their money under control. Of course, I have the same goals—keep my weight and money under control. These tasks are similar, yet quite different. Weight– After years of learning how to manage my weight (after losing over 140 …Read More

FIRE.026 What the F!? —F The Rules!

All the fury of articles this year about the new incoming Fiduciary rule got me thinking. It should be clear to us that WE are responsible for protecting ourselves…it’s much easier for us to be responsible for ourselves/our families. I say proceed as though you trust in yourself. Educate yourself. Then continue to educate yourself more.