How Living Sustainably Saves You Money:

There is a misconception that living a more sustainable lifestyle automatically means it’s more expensive. In many ways, it’s actually cheaper than living an unsustainable lifestyle. I’m going to provide different examples of how living sustainably will save you money, most of these are self-explanatory. You can have a smaller trash can, which minimizes yourContinue reading “How Living Sustainably Saves You Money:”

How to Find Your Life’s Purpose:

Finding your reason for being here on Earth is not a simple task, well, for some it is. Some people don’t even care to think about why they’re here and what for. This blog post is for the people who do care and want to figure out why. Why you’re here, is mostly up toContinue reading “How to Find Your Life’s Purpose:”

Sustainable Holiday & Gift Guide:

Hello, this year I wanted to do something fun & helpful, by creating a sustainable gift guide! I’m really excited for this post & looking forward to what I come up with. If you have anything to add, please feel free to comment down below! 🙂 In addition to gifts, I will also be addingContinue reading “Sustainable Holiday & Gift Guide:”

October 2021 Financial Update:

October 1st feels like it was three months ago, not one month. The beginning of October, for lack of a better phrase, was a cluster f**k. After freaking out a bit & doing some research, I calmed down again. Since losing my job, I have been working on the easeyourfinancialpayne Instagram usually daily, as wellContinue reading “October 2021 Financial Update:”

Your Productivity ≠ Your Worth:

I had a conversation the other day that led to some very interesting realizations: I equate my value as a person to how much I accomplish in a day. I also only consider days a “good day” when I get a lot completed. When I don’t get a lot done, I feel guilty and shameful.Continue reading “Your Productivity ≠ Your Worth:”

The Dumbest Purchases We Have Made:

I always preach that to achieve FIRE you need to stop all unnecessary spending, but to be honest, over the years, we’ve (particularly me) been terrible with this.. I would say only in the last two years, we’ve greatly improved. So if we can be on track for FIRE after making all of these dumbContinue reading “The Dumbest Purchases We Have Made:”

What to Do if You Lose Your Job:

So… You’ve lost your job.. now what? I suggest saving this post as a guide, just incase. First of all, try not to panic. You will survive and everything happens for a reason. This doesn’t make it any less sucky, but recognize that panicking & fighting against what is done will not help the situation.Continue reading “What to Do if You Lose Your Job:”

September 2021 Financial Update:

So… I wrote this blog post, and mere hours later I unexpectedly lost my job. This changes things a lot. It’s really funny reading this post & editing it now because of how things have drastically changed in just a few hours. It just goes to show that you can’t predict the future, but youContinue reading “September 2021 Financial Update:”

How to Retire in Your 20s -No Gimmicks or Inheritance.

Yes, you read that right. Something amazing happened the other day, the authors of Quit Like a Millionaire and the blog Millennial Revolution decided to do my reader case & promote my blog. I sent our financial situation to them 2+ months ago and honestly totally forgot about it. I just went to their blogContinue reading “How to Retire in Your 20s -No Gimmicks or Inheritance.”

Reaching Partial Financial Independence:

I made a post on July 7th, 2021 called: You Are a Lot Closer to Your Ideal Lifestyle Than You Think.. and it turned out to be very true. Now that we sold my husband’s vehicle, we have accomplished everything on my “dream life/ideal lifestyle” list that is near the bottom of the aforementioned blog post.Continue reading “Reaching Partial Financial Independence:”