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Here are all 231 articles written on Minafi since the beginning of time.

February 2021

Lessons Learned From A Year of Monthly Themes
Lessons Learned From A Year of Monthly Themes
Adam

Written by Adam on February 28, 2021. 4 comments.

Blog Mindfulness Personal
Financial Independence Groups: Meetups, Forums, Events and How To Find Likeminded People
Financial Independence Groups: Meetups, Forums, Events and How To Find Likeminded People
Adam

Written by Adam on February 24, 2021. 2 comments.

Blog Financial Independence
Why You Should Plant a (Symbolic) Garden For Early Retirement
Why You Should Plant a (Symbolic) Garden For Early Retirement
Adam

Written by Adam on February 21, 2021. 6 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Personal

December 2020

My 2020 Year in Review
My 2020 Year in Review
Adam

Written by Adam on December 31, 2020. 4 comments.

Blog Personal
My Goals For 2021
My Goals For 2021
Adam

Written by Adam on December 27, 2020. 4 comments.

Blog Goals Personal
Seven Takeaways from My Second Year of FIRE
Seven Takeaways from My Second Year of FIRE
Adam

Written by Adam on December 16, 2020. 30 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Personal
December 2020 Theme: Enjoy
December 2020 Theme: Enjoy
Adam

Written by Adam on December 1, 2020. 5 comments.

Blog Goals Personal

September 2020

Which Accounts Should You Use to Invest for Retirement? [Interactive]
Which Accounts Should You Use to Invest for Retirement? [Interactive]
Adam

Written by Adam on September 21, 2020. 7 comments.

Blog Calculators Interactive Investing Personal Finance
“Won’t You be Bored?” Why Creatives Thrive in Financial Independence
“Won’t You be Bored?” Why Creatives Thrive in Financial Independence
Adam

Written by Adam on September 7, 2020. 7 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Mindfulness

August 2020

August 2020 Theme: Empty
August 2020 Theme: Empty
Adam

Written by Adam on August 9, 2020. 2 comments.

Blog Goals Personal

July 2020

Why You Should Create a Local Bucket List
Why You Should Create a Local Bucket List
Adam

Written by Adam on July 27, 2020. 9 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Mindfulness Personal Travel
7 Mindsets to Thrive in Financial Independence
7 Mindsets to Thrive in Financial Independence
Adam

Written by Adam on July 20, 2020. 3 comments.

Blog Mindfulness Personal
July 2020 Theme: Vision
July 2020 Theme: Vision
Adam

Written by Adam on July 5, 2020. 2 comments.

Blog Goals Personal

June 2020

The Complete Guide to Withdrawing Funds Early From Your 401(k), IRA and Roth IRA
The Complete Guide to Withdrawing Funds Early From Your 401(k), IRA and Roth IRA
Adam

Written by Adam on June 29, 2020. 9 comments.

Blog Investing Taxes
June 2020 Theme: Explore
June 2020 Theme: Explore
Adam

Written by Adam on June 2, 2020. 8 comments.

Blog Goals Personal

May 2020

May 2020 Theme: Work
May 2020 Theme: Work
Adam

Written by Adam on May 1, 2020. 12 comments.

Blog Personal

April 2020

Does This Mean the End of the FIRE Movement? [Answer: No]
Does This Mean the End of the FIRE Movement? [Answer: No]
Adam

Written by Adam on April 13, 2020. 23 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Investing Personal Taxes
April 2020 Theme: Create
April 2020 Theme: Create
Adam

Written by Adam on April 1, 2020. 9 comments.

Blog Personal

March 2020

21 Activities To Keep You Focused On Your Future [or to help during social distancing]
21 Activities To Keep You Focused On Your Future [or to help during social distancing]
Adam

Written by Adam on March 23, 2020. 7 comments.

Blog Mindfulness
Stoicism In the Time of a Market Virus
Stoicism In the Time of a Market Virus
Adam

Written by Adam on March 16, 2020. 5 comments.

Blog Investing Mindfulness Personal Finance
March 2020 Theme: Routine
March 2020 Theme: Routine
Adam

Written by Adam on March 1, 2020. 6 comments.

Blog Goals Personal

February 2020

Where Are You On the Financial Independence + Retirement Matrix?
Where Are You On the Financial Independence + Retirement Matrix?
Adam

Written by Adam on February 17, 2020. 11 comments.

Blog Financial Independence
February 2020 Theme: Finish
February 2020 Theme: Finish
Adam

Written by Adam on February 1, 2020. 5 comments.

Blog Goals Personal

January 2020

My Favorite 130 Books Read in 2019
My Favorite 130 Books Read in 2019
Adam

Written by Adam on January 20, 2020. 9 comments.

Blog Personal
January 2020 Theme: Focus
January 2020 Theme: Focus
Adam

Written by Adam on January 1, 2020. 4 comments.

Blog Goals Personal

December 2019

My 2019 Year in Review
My 2019 Year in Review
Adam

Written by Adam on December 31, 2019. 11 comments.

Blog Personal
A Look Back at My First Year of FIRE
A Look Back at My First Year of FIRE
Adam

Written by Adam on December 14, 2019. 26 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Personal

October 2019

Why I Don’t Care About Free Stock Trades (And You Shouldn’t Either)
Why I Don’t Care About Free Stock Trades (And You Shouldn’t Either)
Adam

Written by Adam on October 29, 2019. 2 comments.

Blog Investing
Minafi 2019 Q3 Fall Investment Report
Minafi 2019 Q3 Fall Investment Report
Adam

Written by Adam on October 21, 2019. 8 comments.

Blog Investing Personal
Slow Minimalism
Slow Minimalism
Adam

Written by Adam on October 7, 2019. 12 comments.

Blog Minimalism

September 2019

How A Basic Investing Mistake Cost Me $250,000 (and I Still Made it Twice)
How A Basic Investing Mistake Cost Me $250,000 (and I Still Made it Twice)
Adam

Written by Adam on September 30, 2019. 12 comments.

Blog Investing Personal
Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Learn About FIRE in My 20s
Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Learn About FIRE in My 20s
Adam

Written by Adam on September 23, 2019. 7 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Personal
FinCon 2019 – Washington, D.C, Friends and Inspiration
FinCon 2019 – Washington, D.C, Friends and Inspiration
Adam

Written by Adam on September 7, 2019. 46 comments.

Blog Personal
An Interactive Guide to Portfolio Diversification
An Interactive Guide to Portfolio Diversification
Adam

Written by Adam on September 2, 2019. 1 comment.

Blog Data Featured Interactive Investing

August 2019

What is Your Rainy Day Project?
What is Your Rainy Day Project?
Adam

Written by Adam on August 19, 2019. 9 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Mindfulness

July 2019

The Periodic Table of FIRE! [Interactive]
The Periodic Table of FIRE! [Interactive]
Adam

Written by Adam on July 29, 2019. 26 comments.

Blog Featured Financial Independence Interactive
The 7 Most Common 401(k) Mistakes [and how to fix them]
The 7 Most Common 401(k) Mistakes [and how to fix them]
Adam

Written by Adam on July 22, 2019. 10 comments.

Blog Investing
Fernweh – A Longing for Travel and Places Unseen
Fernweh – A Longing for Travel and Places Unseen
Adam

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

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

Written by Adam on July 8, 2019. 11 comments.

Blog Personal

June 2019

My Four Phases of Financial Independence
My Four Phases of Financial Independence
Adam

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

Blog Investing Personal
6 Thoughts After 6 Months of Early Retirement
6 Thoughts After 6 Months of Early Retirement
Adam

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

Blog Financial Independence Personal
Where Are You on the FIRE Spectrum?
Where Are You on the FIRE Spectrum?
Adam

Written by Adam on June 10, 2019. 6 comments.

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

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

Blog Personal

May 2019

Exponential Growth Calculator [solve for any variable]
Exponential Growth Calculator [solve for any variable]
Adam

Written by Adam on May 27, 2019.

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

Written by Adam on May 23, 2019. 3 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Investing
The Last Gift My Mom Ever Gave Me
The Last Gift My Mom Ever Gave Me
Adam

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

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

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

Blog Featured Personal Finance
A Day of FIRE – Expectation vs Reality
A Day of FIRE – Expectation vs Reality
Adam

Written by Adam on May 13, 2019. 8 comments.

Blog Financial Independence Personal
April 2019 Investment, Goals and Spending Breakdown
April 2019 Investment, Goals and Spending Breakdown
Adam

Written by Adam on May 6, 2019. 6 comments.

Blog Personal

April 2019

7 Features From Minafi v2 I’m Excited to Announce!
7 Features From Minafi v2 I’m Excited to Announce!
Adam

Written by Adam on April 29, 2019. 2 comments.

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