A Chemist on FIRE – A scientist family’s journey to financial independence.

Recommended Resources:

Books:

The Richest Man in Babylon, George S. Clason

A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Burton G Malkiel

Financial Freedom, Grant Sabatier

The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg

Meet the Frugalwoods, Elizabeth Willard Thames

Find more resources and my thoughts about them on the Recommended Resources page!

Recent Posts:

The Lazy Road to Riches (Index Funds pt. 2)
Recap This is a follow-up to an older post you can find if you click that link. It describes a …
Assess Your Needs, A Car May Not Be One
The Pre-Fire Chemist was a fool. Photo by Austin Scherbarth So I got my current job during my final stretch …
My Investing Journey – The Beginning (Index Funds pt. 1)
First, A Story Once upon a time in 2020, a youngish chemist discovered that CashApp had added investing as a …
Why FI?
Monthly Update 1 6/1/2021 Net Worth: -$54,060 ↑$2,975 It's been a month since I fully embarked on my journey to …
Tax Man Comin’ – But Not Today With an IRA
A few days ago I experienced my first bit of tax optimization while looking into opening an IRA with Fidelity. …
What the Hell is Travel Hacking?
Frugality is key to FI, but what if you don't want your life to be boring as hell? Some might …
Make Learning a Habit: Check Out Your Library
I recently went and got myself a good, old-fashioned public library card. Did you know these things are free and …
My Approach to Debt: Snowball vs. Avalanche
Photo by Marek Piwnicki on Pexels.com I've been consuming so much personal finance content in the last 2 weeks that …
Hip-Hop Made Me Do It
What is this, the Clinton administration? No, I don't actually think that hip-hop made me bad with money, at least …
A (Sort of) Deep Dive
Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com I've decided that I'd like to use this blog as a place to share some …

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