It Takes Two to FIRE- With Bear Money

Welcome to It Takes Two to FIRE. This interview series has been developed in collaboration with my friend Cristian Ferrier from the Financial Alien. Both of us are quite excited about this opportunity to learn from FIRE couples and see how their journey has … Read More

What is Geo Arbitrage? How does it Save Us Money

What is Geo Arbitrage

Have you ever wondered about saving money while living in a different country? The thought never crossed my mind until I was 30 years. Have you wondered what your financial impact would be by living in a Low Cost of … Read More

Debt Free Journey: Thomas (FI Cop)

Cristian FerrierCristian Ferrier is the founder and author of Financial Alien, a site that promotes financial literacy in people. He is a husband, father, and IT professional. A 34-year old immigrant who went from having $80k in student loan debt, … Read More

May 2021 Net Worth Update: Summer time.

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

Self-Discipline: Follow These 12 Steps to Make it a Habit

Developing self-discipline isn’t easy. Procrastination is the enemy of self-discipline. Here’s a perfect example: “I’m going to start the keto diet tomorrow because I want to lose 20 lbs for my wedding. I’m trying to be more disciplined about how … Read More

How to Do Taxes on Your Own: Your Complete 2021 Guide

If you earn a steady income or even an inconsistent one, you’re likely paying taxes or on the hook for them. Employers withhold taxes each pay period from their employees’ paychecks, sending them to the IRS and your relevant state … Read More

Invest with These 6 Brokerages and Get Free Stocks

Everyone likes to get something for free, and that includes investors. What if I told you that you could get free stocks from some brokerages? It is a little hard to believe at first, but it makes sense. Before the … Read More

How to Put Your Graduation Money to Good Use

Are you a recent college graduate, and your graduation money is burning a hole in your pocket? It is crucial for your financial future that you know how to make your money work for you after graduation by organizing your … Read More

Debt Free Journey: Steve (The Frugal Expat)

Cristian FerrierCristian Ferrier is the founder and author of Financial Alien, a site that promotes financial literacy in people. He is a husband, father, and IT professional. A 34-year old immigrant who went from having $80k in student loan debt, … Read More