financial independence

Do You Know Your Retirement "Number"?

You might think you know the amount of money you'll need for a comfortable retirement — but you could be basing that off the wrong number.

Happy (Financial) Independence Day

Today, as we celebrate, let's take a vow to be financially independent.

5 Financial Steps to Take After Graduating From College

Trying to find a job after college can be intimidating enough — forget about getting control of your money. But these five steps make financial independence simple.

Financial Independence Is More Than Just a Number

You may start out thinking of financial freedom as a number, but eventually, you realize that it's a much more achievable goal if you focus on your state of mind.

5 Steps Toward Financial Independence

Although the process is mostly straightforward, it's always good to remember exactly what it takes to achieve financial independence.

Wage slave, debt slave

This article has its roots in an article I wrote some time ago that used the terms wage slave and debt peonage—terms that some people objected to. Those making free choices aren't

What is keeping you from a life of financial independence?

My goal has always been to work for ten years and then have enough financial freedom to do whatever I want to do. Whenever I tell people this they seem to be rather incredulous an