Welcome to the 15th edition of the Carnival of Financial Independence, a selection of the best articles related to Financial Independence this week. If you would like to be included next week, please submit your post via Blogger Carnivals
The guidelines are:
- You can submit a post that was published during the last month
- The posts have to relate to reaching financial independence, and fit within the following categories: Savings and Simple living, Travel and Lifestyle, Wealth and Passive income, Real Estate and Investing, or Self employment.
- Submit by Wednesday night for the Saturday edition
- Please mention the carnival in your roundups if you have been featured!
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Travel and Lifestyle
Kim @ Eyes on the Dollar is churning credit cards for a Hawaiian holiday.
Mochimac @ Save. Spend. Splurge. asks if you would refuse to date someone because of money?
Jason @ Live Real Now explains that You make your own luck in business and life.
Wealth and Passive Income
Michelle @ Diversified Finances explains What Financial Independence is.
Paul @ The Frugal Toad @ The Frugal Toad knows How to Access Retirement Funds Penalty Free before age 59 1/2.
Anton Ivanov @ Dreams Cash True runs the numbers to make Early Retirement Possible
Jason Hull @ Hull Financial Planning thinks it is Difficult to Predict Your Retirement Number
Austin Fey @ Marotta On Money explains how to fund your Financial Independence bucket.
Michael Kitces @ Nerd’s Eye View considers not increasing your lifestyle instead of Planning To Save More Tomorrow.
SB @ One Cent at a Time studies the Ideal Asset Allocation for your Age when it comes to retirement planning.
Michael @ Financial Ramblings thinks you should invest a windfall and use it to pay off debt, not a convertible to show off around the neighborhood.
Mike @ The Financial Blogger is sacrificing the next 3 years to Reach Financial Independence by age 35
Shalen Karis @ Working on Financial Freedom studies Savings and Withdrawal Rates to determine how much is enough.
David Carlson @ Young Adult Money shares his Ultimate Income Goal: Stop Trading Time for Money and Live off of Passive Income
MMD @ IRA vs 401k Central helps understand the 401k Withdrawal Rules
Real Estate and Investing
Mrs. PoP @ Planting Our Pennies calculated the ideal Real Estate Leverage when buying a house
Div Guy @ The Dividend Guy Blog wonders why American Capital Agency Corp’s yield is so high.
Dividend Growth Investor @ Dividend Growth Investor thinks you should buy and hold your dividend stocks
MMD @ My Money Design is using DRIP Stocks to accelerate wealth building
Robert @ The College Investor compares Market Timing and Dollar Cost Averaging
Mr.CBB @ Canadian Budget Binder explains Investing 101 For Newbies
Self employment and Career
Ryan @ Cash Money Life has 5 Online Business Ideas for College Students
Robert @ Beat The 9 to 5 shares The Beat The 9 to 5 Manifesto
Gary @ Gajizmo lists the best Part-Time Jobs With Benefits
Pk @ Don’t Quit Your Day Job… breaks down the job market by gender and studies The Great Recession’s Effect on the Number of Men and Women in the Workforce.
Adam @ Money Bulldog shares the early stories of The Biggest Companies in the World
Jacob @ Cash Cow Couple teaches you how to Start a Blog That Matters
Jen @ Money Rebound presents some Fun and Funky Ways to Make Extra Money
Khaleef Crumbley @ Faithful With A Few wonders if Your College – or Your Degree – is Worth the Money?
Michelle @ Making Sense of Cents is Preparing for Self-Employment
John S @ Frugal Rules shares the benefits of a Virtual Office
Robert @ Cult Of Money shares the importance of Technology in business
CF @ The Outlier Model got a raise! and explains what options are with the extra money.
Saving and Simple Living
Minimalist @ Minimalist Finance offers tips to Keep Cool This Summer On a Budget
David Leonhardt @ The Happy Guy saved the family’s trampoline with Duct tape
Fiona Lee @ ReadyForZero Blog says Unexpected Debt should not set you back.
Charles Yeaman @ The Tortoise Banker shares 5 Lessons We’ve Learned From the Joneses
Arnel Ariate @ Money Soldiers helps you Create a Get Out of Debt Plan.
Grayson @ Debt Roundup Paid Off Over $50,000 Of Credit Card Debt and tells us how.
Matt Becker @ Mom and Dad Money compares a Coffee Habit to a Debt Habit
Evan @ My Journey to Millions wonders if People’s Priorities are Distorted when it comes to paying off debt or paying for non essentials.
Thank you for reading, have a great weekend!