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FI for Colorado Teachers Part 7: Case Study 3: Single Teacher

TL;DR: This case study looks at a single teacher and lays out several paths for retiring (or achieving work-optional status) by age 45.   Part 1 in this series describes the “what” and the “why” of Financial Independence. Part 2 discusses the process of “how.” Part 3 looked at the possible “what its” and “yeah, […]

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FI for Colorado Teachers Part 6: Case Study 2: Teacher Married to a Non-Teacher

TL;DR: This case study looks at a teacher married to a non-PERA-covered employee and lays out several paths for retiring (or achieving work-optional status) by age 45. Part 1 in this series describes the “what” and the “why” of Financial Independence. Part 2 discusses the process of “how.” Part 3 looked at the possible “what […]

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BlockFi: A Possible Alternative to Low Yield Savings Accounts

I’ve been debating for a while whether to post this here because I will be discussing a much riskier, alternative investment. As someone who argues you should pretty much invest in diversified index funds and forget it (other than rebalancing), this is a bit uncomfortable. But I finally decided to post because many people have […]

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