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  1. From DIKs To TIKs
  2. Visualize Your Numbers
  3. On the Path to Financial Independence: November 2017
  4. If I Can Do It, So Can You: A Financial Full Monty
  5. Potential: The Why of Financial Independence
  6. AMT versus the TCJA
  7. On the path to financial independence: October 2017
  8. Don’t Make a Pest of Yourself
  9. Daniel and William Baldwin, and FSAs
  10. Where Does Our Money Go?
  11. The Unexpected Benefits of FIRE
  12. I’ve Moved the Finish Line
  13. You Don’t Have To Suck At Negotiation
  14. On the path to financial independence: September 2017
  15. The BITAs in Beautiful Lisbon
  16. A Tale of Three Lounges
  17. The ESPP Bible - Part 3
  18. The ESPP Bible - Part 2
  19. On the path to financial independence: August 2017
  20. The ESPP Bible - Part 1
  21. Budgeting For Sporadic Stuff
  22. Befriend An Immigrant; Your Wallet will Thank You
  23. An Update On Our Churning Portfolio
  24. Calculating our Expenses in Retirement
  25. Whither Shall We Wander?
  26. Are Experiences the New Avocado Toast?
  27. It’s Time To Make A Shopping List
  28. On the path to financial independence: July 2017
  29. Why I’m Not In The Poor House
  30. Free is Fabulous (and where to find it)
  31. The Power of Perspective
  32. You Want to Move Where?
  33. Pretirement: A Review
  34. Ten FIRE Games to Pass the Time
  35. The Things I Won’t Miss About Corporate Life
  36. On the path to financial independence: June 2017
  37. Caution: Side-Effects Ahead
  38. You Can’t Fail at FIRE
  39. So You’re Late to the Party
  40. Are Your RSUs Messing With Your Taxes?
  41. Immigrants on FIRE: Gorden Lopes
  42. Pigs Get Slaughtered
  43. Long Term Capital Gains, Roth Conversions and Harvesting Gains
  44. Understanding Taxation of Long Term Capital Gains
  45. On the path to financial independence: May 2017
  46. What Are Your Superpowers?
  47. Immigrants on FIRE: Lazy Retiree
  48. A Plan from 1946 for the Intelligent Spending of Money
  49. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  50. Have you ever asked yourself: 4% of What?
  51. What Will You Leave Behind?
  52. Am I Really Retiring Early?
  53. How To Make Money Despite Yourself
  54. On the path to financial independence: April 2017
  55. The Joneses Can’t Keep Up With Me
  56. Your Life: Off the Shelf or Made to Order?
  57. The Position of Fuck You
  58. Of Generosity and Gratitude
  59. Siddhartha on How To Achieve Financial Independence
  60. On the path to financial independence: March 2017
  61. Exploring the World with a Toddler in Tow
  62. Are We There Yet? A FIRE Calendar
  63. Parenting on FIRE
  64. The Mystery of My Medical Bills (I may be a Cyborg)
  65. The Quirks of Being Middle Class Indian (and how it benefits my wallet)
  66. What might the AHCA mean for Early Retirement?
  67. What is in your Happiness Portfolio?
  68. On the path to financial independence: February 2017
  69. Fear versus FIRE
  70. Should I Get Divorced?
  71. Benefits of Credit Card Churning: Airport Lounge Access
  72. A Lazy Person’s Guide to Earning and Using Ultimate Rewards Points
  73. The Complete Backdoor Roth How-to
  74. The 5 Commandments of Personal Finance
  75. On the path to financial independence: January 2017
  76. The BackStory of Mrs. BITA: Part 5
  77. The BackStory of Mrs. BITA: Part 4
  78. The BackStory of Mrs. BITA: Part 3
  79. The BackStory of Mrs. BITA: Part 2
  80. The BackStory of Mrs. BITA: Part 1
  81. To Buy Or Not to Buy
  82. Is there Spare Change in your Couch?
  83. On the path to financial independence: December 2016
  84. The Evolution of our Plan for 2017
  85. A Peek Under the Skirt of Financial Blogging
  86. A Step-By-Step Guide to Opening a Taxable Brokerage Account
  87. Personal Capital Security Explained, Part 2
  88. Personal Capital Security Explained
  89. Why I Need to Be A Dolphin
  90. On the path to financial independence: November 2016
  91. Why I wear socks with holes in them
  92. How Not to Blow your Budget on Houseguests
  93. Fun with FIRE Numbers
  94. Harnessing Geographical Arbitrage for Giving
  95. Your 529 on Steroids: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Superfunding
  96. Dear President Elect
  97. How to Be Wiser Than The Magi (giving the gift of a mind worm)
  98. How to Combine Chase Ultimate Rewards Points
  99. On the path to financial independence: October 2016
  100. Happy Diwaloween!
  101. A Frugal $10 Weekend
  102. Mega Savings from the Mega Backdoor Roth
  103. How much does it cost to have a baby?
  104. The Indian Stash and my Stomach Ulcer
  105. The path to financial independence: Sept 2016
  106. Of Leafs And Lattes
  107. An immigrant, a mattress and financial independence
  108. The Plan to FIRE
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