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.”

Grief, Ego, and Principles

“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.” -Arthur Schopenhauer. I cannot express this sentiment in better words. When you lose something, or particularly, someone, that is exceedingly important, an extreme paradigm shift occurs, rather rapidly. Which can be excruciating, but as Carl Jung said, “There is no coming to consciousnessContinue reading “Grief, Ego, and Principles”

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:”

Quick & Important Ease Your Financial Payne Instagram, Blog & Podcast Updates:

Hello & Welcome back to Ease Your Financial Payne! I just wanted to make this quick post to let my followers/readers on here know some important updates regarding Ease Your Financial Payne. I created an Instagram account for this blog (@easeyourfinancialpayne). I personally don’t like a lot about social media, but I see it asContinue reading “Quick & Important Ease Your Financial Payne Instagram, Blog & Podcast Updates:”

4 Reasons Why You Should Sell Your Car NOW:

I hate it when writers mess around and take a long time to get to the point of their post, and I have to keep scrolling & scrolling. You know what I mean, so I am just going to jump right into it: Car values have appreciated for the first time ever. This is huge.Continue reading “4 Reasons Why You Should Sell Your Car NOW:”

August 2021 Financial Update:

August has been the busiest month of the year so far for us. I had so many work events, I had 3 at the same casino an hour & a half away from me all within a week of each other. We went to a waterpark (hour & 1/2 away) for 2 nights with myContinue reading “August 2021 Financial Update:”

How Minimalism Has Changed Our Lives So Far:

I want to start by saying, thank you so much for all the love on my last post: I Think I’m a Buddhist?. I was very surprised at the response to it! I appreciate every single person that engages with my posts at all, so thank YOU! My husband and I have been obsessed withContinue reading “How Minimalism Has Changed Our Lives So Far:”

July 2021 Financial Update:

Hello & Welcome back to Ease Your Financial Payne! In July, my husband & I both got raises! I got a very large one, but now I need to set aside more money for taxes since I am legally self employed. I am also probably going to receive a large bonus check in December ifContinue reading “July 2021 Financial Update:”

How to Deal With People Giving You Gifts as a Minimalist..

Are you someone who is trying to attain or maintain a minimalist lifestyle, but has friends or family that love giving gifts? This post is for you! My husband and I also struggle with this, but we’ve found some ways to hopefully lessen the influx of stuff that comes into our house. Some back story…Continue reading “How to Deal With People Giving You Gifts as a Minimalist..”

You Are a Lot Closer to Your Ideal Lifestyle Than You Think..

I came across this post the other day on Instagram and it sums up how I’ve been feeling recently. -Maybe I shouldn’t be focusing on a retirement goal number, but rather my goal lifestyle and what I can do right now to achieve it ASAP. ((Don’t hate on me for going on Instagram again, haha,Continue reading “You Are a Lot Closer to Your Ideal Lifestyle Than You Think..”