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My Cents Positive Letter to My Future Self
Posted on November 7, 2018 by Felicity FFF
Dear Future Me: You will try and you will fail, a lot, and that's amazing because failure means growth. Embrace it, fail fast, and revector.
My Two Major Financial Industry Experience Design Takeaways (& Giveaway!)
Posted on November 2, 2018 by Felicity FFF
Mad*Pow's Financial Experience Design (FXD) conference is where design leaders serving financial institutions talk about how to optimize experiences.
Why I’m Not Buying a Ticket to FinCon19 (& FinCon18 Recap)
Posted on October 10, 2018 by Felicity FFF
With the number of sessions, breakout events, and random meetups, you won’t have trouble filling your time with great experiences, but you definitely won’t get as much bang for your buck without a business to focus on. What I need right now is heads-down internal reflection, and FinCon this year was not a good choice.
5 Ways Losing 50 Pounds and Saving $1M Was Exactly the Same
Posted on July 17, 2018 by Felicity FFF
It took unknowingly gaining 30 pounds in a year to get me to make a conscious change, and in the journey I’ve realized there are an insane number of parallels between weight loss and the journey to financial independence. Here are a few I learned whie losing over 50 pounds and saving over one million dollars.
Reframing My Early Retirement Fears
Posted on June 5, 2018 by Felicity FFF
My fear is that at the end of my first year not working, I’ll have nothing to show for it. Be it Netflix, starting (but nowhere near finishing) a bunch of projects, or being the first human to successfully hibernate, I’d feel worse than I do while working full-time.
Personal Finance Rules Are For Dicks
Posted on March 8, 2018 by Felicity FFF
There are no blessed stone tablets of personal finance truth by which you need to live your life, and any expert that tells you your choices are wrong because they’re different is not an “expert” you should listen to.
Does Dollars and Sense Grow Cents?
Posted on February 7, 2018 by Felicity FFF
While there is a more “how-to” chapter from Ariely and Kreisler at the end of the book, the primary focus of Dollars and Sense is to illuminate patterns and principles around our human relationships with money: How we spend, why we spend, and fostering more mindful money approaches.
2017 Recap, 2018 Goals, and a Guest Post
Posted on January 2, 2018 by Felicity FFF
Happy 2018, y'all! I've never much been one for new year resolutions, but here goes, along with a recap of 2017 and celebrating a guest post on Two Cup House. Let's see how much I regret posting goals a year from now ;)
Donating a Year’s Salary to Our Donor-Advised Fund
Posted on December 26, 2017 by Felicity FFF
We just donated my first year's salary to our donor-advised fund, saving $25k on our $70k contribution. Find out how to maximize your charitable giving in a tax-efficient way, even after 2018 tax reform changes
Life as a Living Statue, Party Crashing, & New Friends (FinCon Recap)
Posted on November 2, 2017 by Felicity FFF
FinCon is an annual conference for money nerds of all sorts, meaning I was with *my people* for four days. Two separate podcasts interviewed me, and...