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Here are all 220 posts written on Minafi since the beginning of time.

July 2020

July 2020 Theme: Vision
July 2020 Theme: Vision
Adam

Written by Adam on July 5, 2020. 2 comments.

Goals Personal

June 2020

The Complete Guide to Withdrawing Funds Early From Your 401(k), IRA and Roth IRA
The Complete Guide to Withdrawing Funds Early From Your 401(k), IRA and Roth IRA
Adam

Written by Adam on June 29, 2020. 7 comments.

Investing Taxes
June 2020 Theme: Explore
June 2020 Theme: Explore
Adam

Written by Adam on June 2, 2020. 8 comments.

Goals Personal

May 2020

May 2020 Theme: Work
May 2020 Theme: Work
Adam

Written by Adam on May 1, 2020. 12 comments.

Personal

April 2020

Does This Mean the End of the FIRE Movement? [Answer: No]
Does This Mean the End of the FIRE Movement? [Answer: No]
Adam

Written by Adam on April 13, 2020. 23 comments.

Financial Independence Investing Personal Taxes
April 2020 Theme: Create
April 2020 Theme: Create
Adam

Written by Adam on April 1, 2020. 9 comments.

Personal

March 2020

21 Activities To Keep You Focused On Your Future [or to help during social distancing]
21 Activities To Keep You Focused On Your Future [or to help during social distancing]
Adam

Written by Adam on March 23, 2020. 7 comments.

Mindfulness
Stoicism In the Time of a Market Virus
Stoicism In the Time of a Market Virus
Adam

Written by Adam on March 16, 2020. 5 comments.

Investing Mindfulness Personal Finance
March 2020 Theme: Routine
March 2020 Theme: Routine
Adam

Written by Adam on March 1, 2020. 6 comments.

Goals Personal

February 2020

Where Are You On the Financial Independence + Retirement Matrix?
Where Are You On the Financial Independence + Retirement Matrix?
Adam

Written by Adam on February 17, 2020. 11 comments.

Financial Independence
February 2020 Theme: Finish
February 2020 Theme: Finish
Adam

Written by Adam on February 1, 2020. 5 comments.

Goals Personal

January 2020

My Favorite 130 Books Read in 2019
My Favorite 130 Books Read in 2019
Adam

Written by Adam on January 20, 2020. 9 comments.

Personal
January 2020 Theme: Focus
January 2020 Theme: Focus
Adam

Written by Adam on January 1, 2020. 4 comments.

Goals Personal

December 2019

My 2019 Year in Review
My 2019 Year in Review
Adam

Written by Adam on December 31, 2019. 11 comments.

Personal
A Look Back at My First Year of FIRE
A Look Back at My First Year of FIRE
Adam

Written by Adam on December 14, 2019. 26 comments.

Financial Independence Personal

October 2019

Why I Don’t Care About Free Stock Trades (And You Shouldn’t Either)
Why I Don’t Care About Free Stock Trades (And You Shouldn’t Either)
Adam

Written by Adam on October 29, 2019. 2 comments.

Investing
Minafi 2019 Q3 Fall Investment Report
Minafi 2019 Q3 Fall Investment Report
Adam

Written by Adam on October 21, 2019. 8 comments.

Investing Personal
Slow Minimalism
Slow Minimalism
Adam

Written by Adam on October 7, 2019. 12 comments.

Minimalism

September 2019

How A Basic Investing Mistake Cost Me $250,000 (and I Still Made it Twice)
How A Basic Investing Mistake Cost Me $250,000 (and I Still Made it Twice)
Adam

Written by Adam on September 30, 2019. 12 comments.

Investing Personal
Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Learn About FIRE in My 20s
Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Learn About FIRE in My 20s
Adam

Written by Adam on September 23, 2019. 7 comments.

Financial Independence Personal
FinCon 2019 – Washington, D.C, Friends and Inspiration
FinCon 2019 – Washington, D.C, Friends and Inspiration
Adam

Written by Adam on September 7, 2019. 43 comments.

Personal
An Interactive Guide to Portfolio Diversification
An Interactive Guide to Portfolio Diversification
Adam

Written by Adam on September 2, 2019. 1 comment.

Data Featured Interactive Investing

August 2019

What is Your Rainy Day Project?
What is Your Rainy Day Project?
Adam

Written by Adam on August 19, 2019. 9 comments.

Financial Independence Mindfulness

July 2019

The Periodic Table of FIRE! [Interactive]
The Periodic Table of FIRE! [Interactive]
Adam

Written by Adam on July 29, 2019. 26 comments.

Featured Financial Independence Interactive
The 7 Most Common 401(k) Mistakes [and how to fix them]
The 7 Most Common 401(k) Mistakes [and how to fix them]
Adam

Written by Adam on July 22, 2019. 10 comments.

Investing
Fernweh – A Longing for Travel and Places Unseen
Fernweh – A Longing for Travel and Places Unseen
Adam

Written by Adam on July 15, 2019. 6 comments.

Financial Independence Mindfulness
June 2019 Goals, Investments & Spending – Running, Camping, Focusing, Sleep No More
June 2019 Goals, Investments & Spending – Running, Camping, Focusing, Sleep No More
Adam

Written by Adam on July 8, 2019. 11 comments.

Personal

June 2019

My Four Phases of Financial Independence
My Four Phases of Financial Independence
Adam

Written by Adam on June 24, 2019. 5 comments.

Investing Personal
6 Thoughts After 6 Months of Early Retirement
6 Thoughts After 6 Months of Early Retirement
Adam

Written by Adam on June 17, 2019. 9 comments.

Financial Independence Personal
Where Are You on the FIRE Spectrum?
Where Are You on the FIRE Spectrum?
Adam

Written by Adam on June 10, 2019. 6 comments.

Financial Independence
May Goals, Investments and Spending – Running, Hiking and Enjoying Time Outside
May Goals, Investments and Spending – Running, Hiking and Enjoying Time Outside
Adam

Written by Adam on June 3, 2019. 2 comments.

Personal

May 2019

Exponential Growth Calculator [solve for any variable]
Exponential Growth Calculator [solve for any variable]
Adam

Written by Adam on May 27, 2019.

Calculators Interactive Investing
Prevent Your Investments from Theft! Secure Your Vanguard Account with Yubikeys and Google Voice
Prevent Your Investments from Theft! Secure Your Vanguard Account with Yubikeys and Google Voice
Adam

Written by Adam on May 23, 2019.

Financial Independence Investing
The Last Gift My Mom Ever Gave Me
The Last Gift My Mom Ever Gave Me
Adam

Written by Adam on May 20, 2019. 4 comments.

Personal
Mint vs YNAB – Which Budgeting App is Right For You?
Mint vs YNAB – Which Budgeting App is Right For You?
Adam

Written by Adam on May 16, 2019. 12 comments.

Featured Personal Finance
A Day of FIRE – Expectation vs Reality
A Day of FIRE – Expectation vs Reality
Adam

Written by Adam on May 13, 2019. 8 comments.

Financial Independence Personal
April 2019 Investment, Goals and Spending Breakdown
April 2019 Investment, Goals and Spending Breakdown
Adam

Written by Adam on May 6, 2019. 6 comments.

Personal

April 2019

7 Features From Minafi v2 I’m Excited to Announce!
7 Features From Minafi v2 I’m Excited to Announce!
Adam

Written by Adam on April 29, 2019. 2 comments.

Meta
Digital Minimalism Review and My Month Without Social Media
Digital Minimalism Review and My Month Without Social Media
Adam

Written by Adam on April 22, 2019. 7 comments.

Minimalism Personal
March 2019 Investment, Goals and Spending Breakdown
March 2019 Investment, Goals and Spending Breakdown
Adam

Written by Adam on April 8, 2019. 7 comments.

Personal
Introducing the Minafi Salt Lake City Early Retirement Community!
Introducing the Minafi Salt Lake City Early Retirement Community!
Adam

Written by Adam on April 1, 2019. 1 comment.

Financial Independence Personal

March 2019

How I’m Setting Goals During Early Retirement
How I’m Setting Goals During Early Retirement
Adam

Written by Adam on March 25, 2019.

Goals Personal
7 Lessons and 2 Mistakes From My First 3 Months of Early Retirement
7 Lessons and 2 Mistakes From My First 3 Months of Early Retirement
Adam

Written by Adam on March 18, 2019. 6 comments.

Financial Independence Personal
The Focused Investor 4 – Lily from Merry For Money on Confident Investing
The Focused Investor 4 – Lily from Merry For Money on Confident Investing
Adam

Written by Adam on March 11, 2019. 1 comment.

Investing

February 2019

Creating an Identity Bridge for Early Retirement
Creating an Identity Bridge for Early Retirement
Adam

Written by Adam on February 25, 2019. 6 comments.

Financial Independence
Work Optional Book Review: An Actionable Guide to Living Your Best Life
Work Optional Book Review: An Actionable Guide to Living Your Best Life
Adam

Written by Adam on February 12, 2019. 1 comment.

Financial Independence
Mint Mobile Review: For $15/Month Is It Worth It?
Mint Mobile Review: For $15/Month Is It Worth It?
Adam

Written by Adam on February 11, 2019. 4 comments.

Financial Independence
Financial Freedom Book Review – A Guide to Retiring Early
Financial Freedom Book Review – A Guide to Retiring Early
Adam

Written by Adam on February 4, 2019.

Financial Independence

January 2019

7 Things Learned in My First Month of Early Retirement
7 Things Learned in My First Month of Early Retirement
Adam

Written by Adam on January 28, 2019. 16 comments.

Financial Independence Personal
The Focused Investor 3: Enoch Omololu from Savvy New Canadians on Index Investing
The Focused Investor 3: Enoch Omololu from Savvy New Canadians on Index Investing
Adam

Written by Adam on January 25, 2019. 2 comments.

Investing