Allison Baggerly and her husband partnered together to pay off $111,000 of debt in 4 ½ years. They completed this difficult feat on two teacher’s salaries with two little kids at home.
Following her divorce 21 years ago, she started her journey with less than $100, a mortgage to pay, and four young kids. She discusses how frugality played a large impact on her success and how her teaching career, with an average salary of 70K, helped cover her needs.
A myth about the people going after financial independence is that they’re all dudes in high paying tech jobs.
Penny defies all those stereotypes. Her and her husband are teachers on the path to financial independence. It’s almost as far from high paid tech bro as you can get! They live simply and cheaply after getting their finances off on the wrong foot. Literally. Penny had a problem buying designer shoes.
The prevailing image of the typical Financial Independence practitioner is a tech worker making a solid six-figure wage hunched over a computer. While that …
One of the biggest perks of being blue-collar is that we can leave work at work.