What is Barista FIRE? Retire Sooner

Reaching retirement can be a huge dream for many people in the world. Being able to do it early is an even better dream since most people work most of their lives, and they hope they could reach early retirement. … Read More

VOO vs VTI, which one would you choose?


What is the best ETF index fund? There are so many ETFs to choose from, but which one would you choose? VOO vs VTI has been some of the top ones that so many people talk about. The great debate … Read More

Most Iconic Road Trips in Every State

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Hitting the road to get away from it all and explore new places has never felt more thrilling. These trips offer an adventure for everyone from stunning coasts to epic mountains or even music and bourbon trails. If you have … Read More

A Roadmap to Wealth

People always talk about how building wealth is hard. Personally, I think it is a mindset shift. We see rich people with big-time jobs making lots of money. In our heads, we think it is hard to accomplish these things. … Read More

Spring is Here! March 2021 Net Worth Update

Steve CummingsI’m Steve. I’m an English Teacher, traveler, and an avid outdoorsman. If you’d like to comment, ask a question, or simply say hi, leave me a message here, on Twitter (@thefrugalexpat1). Many of my posts have been written to … Read More