A FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE AWAKENING

A Financial Independence Awakening by Justin David Carl - Fiology

From Financial Ruin to Recovery My Financial Independence (FI) Awakening was born out of financial ruin. I was 6 years behind on my personal taxes and had $40K worth of debt weighing down on me. I felt ashamed. I was beyond frustrated with my financial position to the point that I mostly tried to avoid … Read more

FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE: EASY AS ONE, TWO, THREE

Financial Independence: Easy as One, Two, Three by Krizelle Pum - Fiology

I can’t believe that it’s only been a little over two years since my husband and I discovered Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE). It’s crazy that in such a short period of time, we were able to get closer to financial independence. And it didn’t take much, but a little bit of intentionality. Our journey … Read more

REINVENTION OF SELF THROUGH FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE

Reinvention of Self Through Financial Independence by Dr. Cory S. Fawcett - Fiology

Goats, Goals, and Delayed Gratification My Financial Independence (FI) story begins in my grandfather’s lap. He often read me the children’s book, Dr. Goat, which sits on my mantle today. This story is about Dr. Goat, a family doctor who makes house calls to treat sick animals. Near the end of the book, Dr. Goat … Read more

HEALTH, HOPE, HAPPINESS, AND FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE

Health, Hope, Happiness, and Financial Independence by Chris and Debbie Emick - Fiology

With the script for the American Dream held tightly in hand, I set out to live my dream life by pursuing the one and only path. I knew that a college degree in a high-tech field would give me a head start. I found a career with a real honest-to-goodness pension plan and a 401(k). … Read more

BOUNCING BACK WITH THE BRRRR METHOD

Bouncing Back with the BRRRR Method by Jen and Zack Reeves

Over the past four years, my husband and I have journeyed from virtually no hope of ever retiring to tripling our net worth and earning enough passive income to nearly cover our monthly expenses. We realized this through strategic real estate investing and credit our current position almost entirely to the Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, … Read more

ON LOYALTY, LIVING, AND THE LONG GAME

On Loyalty, Living, and the Long Game by Nils and Jonas Salzgeber

I discovered Nils and Jonas when researching the topic of Stoicism to support Fiology Lesson 43: The FI-losophy of Financial Independence. Since then, we have interacted on a number of occasions and their professionalism and positive energy always stands out and leaves me even more impressed. These men have earned a level of success as … Read more

GOING BRRRRSERK WITH REAL ESTATE

Going BRRRRserk With Real Estate with David Greene

Those of us who use rental real estate as a tool to achieve Financial Independence are likely familiar with BiggerPockets and some of the associated personalities. David Greene is the co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast and author of two real estate investing books. His first book, Long-Distance Real Estate Investing: How to Buy, Rehab, and … Read more

CONFESSIONS OF A CAMPFI IMPOSTER

Confessions of a CampFI Imposter by Kacy Baughier

This was my first CampFI ever and I wasn’t sure what to expect. I am not a “FI” person per se however, I heard a lot of good things and wanted to see what all the excitement was about. The venue for CampFI Southeast 2019 Week 2 near Gainesville, FL was great. “Miss Sarah” delivered … Read more

The Fiology Workbook: Your Guide to FI

The Fiology Workbook: Your Guide to Financial Independence

Your Guide to Financial Independence Fiology is a free online resource for anyone looking to understand their finances, take action, and become Financially Independent. In addition to the mechanics of saving and investing, the course addresses the issues of happiness, mindset, decision-making, dreaming big, and philosophy. You can get the free weekly lessons simply by … Read more