My Journey to Financial Independence and Retiring Early

Month: September 2016

Why You Should Start Saving For Retirement Right Now!

Why You Should Start Saving For Retirement Right Now!

Yes, you! Yes, right now! Maybe you don’t think you can afford to save for retirement. Maybe you’re still young and think you have plenty of time before you have to worry about retirement. Maybe you don’t plan on ever retiring. Let me tell you […]

How I Save Almost 40% of My Income Before I Even Get Paid

How I Save Almost 40% of My Income Before I Even Get Paid

The day I was hired full time at my company I inquired about setting up 401k contributions, which I wasn’t eligible for as an intern. Once I secured my role as a Research Associate in 2013, I started contributing 3% of every paycheck to the […]

Welcome to The Fire Drill

Welcome to The Fire Drill

Hi everyone! I’m glad you’re here. Recently it’s come to light that I am a heavy saver that plans to retire early. Not just 5-10 years early, but in my 30s early (hopefully). I will be chronicling my journey here. Why The Fire Drill? Well […]