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    9 Ways to Avoid Boredom at Home

    In light of everything going on in the world, I figured now would be the best time to give you 9 ways to avoid boredom at home during an extended time off work & school. It’s always helpful to be armed with information. Being holed up in your house doesn’t need to be boring and unproductive. You can still continue to be healthy and continue learning during your time avoiding contact with others. Finally, introverts, like myself, can enjoy their days without being bombarded with conversations, event requests, parties, etc. However, now I’ve got the sole responsibility of keeping James’s extroversion tendencies busy. Buckle up, hunker down, and lock your…

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    Benefits & Drawbacks of Unemployment

    As of two weeks ago, I am officially unemployed. You may be thinking to yourself, I thought you guys already quit your jobs last year? Well, that’s not completely true. If you haven’t read our article about kinda quitting our jobs, go read that real quick and then jump back to this one. Today though, we are going to cover some of the benefits and drawbacks of unemployment. 6 Months of Unemployment While James only had a month for his leave of absence, I was able to take 6 months. There were many benefits of easing into unemployment with a leave of absence versus flat out quitting my job. In…

  • 2019 Year in Review
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    2019 Year In Review

    Goodbye 2019, hello 2020! 2019 was a year for the books. We did everything from buying our latest rental property to quitting our jobs and moving abroad, to becoming traveling nomads. While we have updated you all throughout the year on blog posts, we wanted to dedicate this article to 2019 by doing a year in review. 2019, Year In Review First Quarter We started the year off by traveling down to Gainesville, FL to attend CampFI Southeast. It was the perfect way to start off the new year. Traveling, meeting new people, reconnecting with friends, and being in the warm Florida weather all created the perfect weekend trip. Leading…

  • 7 Morning Hacks
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    7 Morning Hacks to Make 2020 Your Bitch

    I can’t be the only one who hates New Year’s resolutions, right? The idea is great, but the execution always falls short, almost to the point that setting a New Year’s resolution is a guaranteed way to not complete it. Instead of a resolution, just set a goal: Own 2020. Make 2020 your bitch. Become smarter, healthier, and wealthier. Don’t worry, I’m not all doom and gloom. I’m actually going to give you 7 morning hacks to make 2020 your best year yet. 7 Morning Hacks Before we dive in it needs to be mentioned that none of these morning hacks or habits are going to seem groundbreaking. They might…

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    4 Effective Methods of Natural Birth Control

    When I discovered the many side effects, it led me to come off ‘the pill’ and start using natural methods of birth control. I didn’t want to keep taking this pill that could potentially harm me in the future. When most people hear that someone has come off birth control, they think it’s because they’re trying to get pregnant. However, we are quite the opposite in that we still don’t want to get pregnant. So, we wanted to let you know the 4 effective ways we use natural birth control. Background For the first 5 years of my 20s, I was on synthetic birth control. About a year and a…

  • Importance of Health
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    The Importance of Health

    It should come as no surprise to you that health is among our top priorities and motivators. From seeing the affects of stress and working for most of your life to discovering the many health issues that runs in our family. We have come to realize, even more so in the past few months, that our health is nothing to take for granted. It’s something we need to be proactive about now while we are still fairly young and before it’s too late. We wanted to go over some of the key aspects of the importance of health and why it is so important to us. The Importance of Health…

  • Cheap and Healthy Airport Tips
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    5 Cheap and Healthy Airport Tips

    5 Cheap and Healthy Airport Tips Airline travel, you either hate it, or hate it. I don’t know of anyone that really loves it. Shuffling through security where they scrutinize everything from your toothbrush to your shoe choice. Starving and forced to pay exorbitant prices for meager meals of deli meat with plastic cheese. Everyone seems pissed off except the one woman with “Newlyweds” emblazoned across her t-shirt, and the guy trying not to be seen in his matching shirt. With all the shitty parts, we felt it would be beneficial to cover 5 healthy airport tips that are cheap and easy to make airports and flying suck less for…

  • Cheap Pre-Workout
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    Cheap Pre-Workout Guide

    Cheap pre-workout usually gets a bad rap. Pre-workouts are one of the biggest selling supplement categories, right behind multi-vitamins & protein. Additionally, most pre-workouts are expensive, and the ingredients are complicated. How do you know which one to choose? Well, no worries, because this is where my cheap-ass comes in and explains the guide to cheap pre-workouts. Also, it’s important to mention that it doesn’t matter if you’re a runner or powerlifter, a prancerciser, or a cross-fitter, all the cheap pre-workout options listed below will be beneficial for you. Without further ado, let’s dive into our guide to cheap pre-workout. Each of our cheap pre-workout recommendations are broken down by…

  • Retire in the Mediterranean
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    Retire In The Mediterranean

    Leaving our jobs to move abroad has to be one of the worst kept secrets in the world. We’ve all but sent out emails to our respective employers about the change we are about to make. Adventure and travel are much higher rungs on our ladder than climbing our way up the corporate ranks. Geoarbitrage is a natural step up in this thought progression. (How many ladder metaphors do you think I can fit in one paragraph?). Anyway, we are going to break down our costs to retire in the Mediterranean.¬† Geoarbitrage Geoarbitrage is a fancy word for taking advantage of lower cost of living areas. It is also a…

  • Fitness VS Financial Independence
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    Fitness vs Financial Independence

    There are always, and will always, be similarities between getting physically healthy and getting financially healthy. To be effective long term, both require discipline, delayed gratification, and sometimes a long slow journey to the goal. However, while they can be very similar, at times they can also seem at complete odds of one another. If fitness and FI are so closely related, then why aren’t many more people on this journey, or already at their goal. Let’s take a look at Mr. Money Mustache, arguably the biggest, most well-known name in the FI world, he has a whopping 111k likes on Facebook. Admittedly, all those people probably aren’t on the…