Coast FIRE: Front-load Your Retirement

What is Coast FIRE

The FIRE community comes up with ways to figure out how to live your best life while having enough money to retire. FIRE stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. The concept of coast fire is attractive to many people.  First, … Read More

Bull Market vs. Bear Market? What You Need to Know

The stock market can seem like a game of chance sometimes — you might wake up one day to find that your investments have grown by 5% overnight, then six months down the line, there was an unexpected crash, and … Read More

Debt Free Journey-Financial Alien

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

It Takes Two to FIRE- 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

It Takes Two to FIRE- Financial Alien

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

How to Get Out of Debt: 13 Expert-Backed Steps for Success

Casey BondCasey Bond is a seasoned personal finance writer and editor. Her work has appeared in a number of major national publications including U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo Finance, MSN, The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Forbes and others.

Can Living Stingy be a Good Thing?

Have you heard of the term living stingy? I know I have. It rings that negative connotation in your head. You hear the word stingy and automatically think this person is cheap, skimpy, penny-pinching, and any other words that relate … Read More