Reach Financial Independence Early Through Investing, Minimalism & Mindfulness.

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The Road to FIRE

Here are your first three steps to financial independence.

1. Discover Your

Find out when you could be financially independent. If you save half your income for 17 years, you'll be there.

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2. Learn to

Investing is easier than you might think. By learning a few core concepts, you’ll know enough to invest for the rest of your life.

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3. Embrace
Minimalism &

Focus on what's important to you. Learn to live with what you need, no more no less in all parts of life.

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Minafi, verb, min-a-fy, made-up word.

  1. A combination of minimalism and financial independence (FI).
  2. A growth mindset for living a life focused on what brings you value.
  3. A blog of my journey through investing, minimalism, FIRE and mindfulness.

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Your Custom Plan for FIRE

Find out how long until you can retire. Check out the interactive guide to FIRE to calculate your FIRE date and see how you could get there sooner with this choose-your-own-adventure style post.

FIRE in the News

Curated articles and mentions of financial independence and early retirement in the mainstream media.

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Hey hey! I'm Adam!

I'm 36 and live in Salt Lake City, UT. I have way too many goals, overshare my net worth and love to program.

I've spent the last decade teaching programmers how to program.

Now I help millennials invest to reach financial independence sooner than they ever thought possible.

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Recent Posts

Here are a few of the recent articles written here on Minafi.

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The Periodic Table of FIRE! [Interactive]

Written by Adam on July 29, 2019. 22 comments.

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The 7 Most Common 401(k) Mistakes [and how to fix them]

Written by Adam on July 22, 2019. 8 comments.

Fernweh – A Longing for Travel and Places Unseen

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

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

Written by Adam on July 8, 2019. 10 comments.

My Four Phases of Financial Independence

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

Investing Personal
6 Thoughts After 6 Months of Early Retirement

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

Financial Independence Personal
Where Are You on the FIRE Spectrum?

Written by Adam on June 10, 2019. 7 comments.

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

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

Exponential Growth Calculator [solve for any variable]

Written by Adam on May 27, 2019.

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

Written by Adam on May 23, 2019.

Financial Independence Investing
The Last Gift My Mom Ever Gave Me

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

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

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

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