Financial independence

Money
Some laughingly call it a cult. They also swear it's the path to early retirement.
Weddings
AND MY SAVINGS BECAME HIS SAVINGS I’ve always been a better saver than my spouse. (Yes, even despite my credit card debt
Women
Two nights after I interviewed my mom about motherhood, I woke up from a deep sleep where I’d dreamt I was pregnant with
Business
At a time when many struggle to save enough for a comfortable retirement, there are a few people who can not only retire comfortably but can do so earlier than the expected 65 years old. As part of my job at Personal Capital, I have been lucky to get to know today's top personal finance bloggers.
Queer Voices
As a group the LGBT community has many monetary advantages, true. But let's see how we can maximize our financial happiness in our own gay way as we live it up.
Business
So if I were to live in Manhattan, on top of those $1400, I would need another $1000 or so to cover bills, food, and general
Media
I turn 24-years old in June. I graduated magna cum laude from a prestigious NESCAC school, have lived abroad and in New York City, and am lucky enough to have a rewarding, financially sound career. And, I live at home with my parents--out of choice.
Business
Our fascination with millennials is not so much with... well, millennials, but with what they represent. At a quarter of the population, this group is certainly too large to ignore.
Business
With the right plan and the right approach in place, any new trader can start trading their way to financial freedom. It won't be easy. It will take a lot of work, a number of setbacks and a great deal of determination, but many have found that trading is one of the best ways to reach the level of financial freedom they have always wanted.
Business
Making the journey towards financial freedom is never fast or easy. It is big undertaking and one that will be filled with challenges and setbacks.
Divorce
The day had come for my final meeting with my beloved divorce attorney, Madison Pierce. This would be when we would sit down and go over my financial settlement, which, frankly, I was looking forward to because I had been thinking of investing in a new energy bar for dogs that I had heard about through some very hush-hush channels.
Business
While none of these nine money saving tips are life-changing on their own and some may not even apply to you, the important takeaway is that there are hundreds of easy ways to save money. Just choose a few, apply them to your life on a regular basis, and see the difference they make.
Business
The unfortunate truth that very few people will tell you to your face is that you are the primary reason you aren't rich and successful.
Business
I posted the message above on my Twitter account around the time the recession first hit me back in 2009. The day the hammer landed, I thought I was about to be commended on a job well done. Instead, my boss rambled on about the department not doing well and they had decided to let me go.
Business
I cannot stand by when a company like Herbalife has the audacity to publicly proclaim they provide opportunities for Latinas -- neglecting to mention that it is under investigation by the SEC, the FTC and multiple state Attorneys General for intentionally targeting and scamming Hispanic customers.
Business
People can choose to define financial independence in their own way -- after all, not everyone wants a private jet and a mansion. However reaching real financial independence -- the ability to live comfortably off one's savings and investments with no debt whatsoever -- could be easier than you think.
Wellness
You can choose to see yourself as a victim. You can lament your fate and just struggle to survive until it passes. Or you can accept the truth that suffering is part of your journey and embrace the incredible opportunities it offers you to grow and develop. Here are just a few to consider.
Business
Buffett said, "A rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything but not enough to do nothing." Many of our clients and prospective clients reference this famous quote.
Women
Ultimately, I think being an adult isn't any one age or any one thing. It doesn't mean that you don't lean on other people when you fall. It just means that you count on yourself first and foremost and don't expect anyone else to clean up your mess for you.
Money
I'll go out on a limb here and say we've all done it. We look up from our computer, iPad or iPhone, where we've just spent time on something that is really of no importance to us when we could have been engaging in a more meaningful activity. And that's my definition of wasted time.