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Our Journey Down the FIRE Trail – Part 1

I’ve written about the FIRE movement (Financial Independence Retire Early) several times since I launched my blog. I’ve also made a few references to my FIRE journey. What I have not done to date is share any details about my FIRE story. In this post, I’ll rectify that by coming into the light and sharing my path to FI. I think telling my FIRE story is important for several reasons: To establish my credibility as an occasional writer on the…

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Milo in a Box

My Guest Post on We’re All About Cats

Since I have a short attention span, I can’t remember if I’ve ever mentioned that I LOVE BOXES! How much do I love boxes? I love them so much that I wrote an entire guest post about them on We’re All About Cats. If you’re not sure what the big fuss is about boxes, then head on over to my post, The A to Z of Boxes. Feel free to comment here, there, or anywhere. (Note on comments: Don’t bother…

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Marriott at Poipu Beach

Timeshare Presentation Travel Hacking

Travel Hacking via credit card incentives is a popular money saving strategy in the FIRE community. However, credit card companies are starting to tighten up the rules of their offerings. The new rules are intended to limit the frequency with which consumers can apply for new cards and earn sign up incentives. I recently read a blog post which surmises that timeshare ownership (a.k.a. vacation ownership) may be the next popular trend in travel hacking in part due to the…

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