Time is the currency of life.  And financial independence is necessary to have full control over your time and, by extension, the course of your life.

This website attempts to provide timely and timeless content on personal finance and early retirement topics that goes beyond the tired cliche of avoiding the daily latte at Starbucks as a route to financial freedom.  There are steps that can be taken relatively easily to allow for substantial savings without sacrificing much, if anything, in terms of quality of life.  In some cases, adopting a Spartan mindset can save money while also improving your life!

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