Trial Retirement

Cusco Peru | Trial Retirement in Color

Welcome to our 3rd Trial Retirement in the oldest continuously inhabited city in South America, the seat of the great Incan empire, Cusco Peru.  In the series of posts that will follow we will explore this UNESCO World Heritage city, the ancient ruins (Sacsayhuamán, Qorikancha), and colorful pueblos around it to know how they changed… Continue reading Cusco Peru | Trial Retirement in Color

Podcast Summaries

Podcast | Overlapping Principles of Minimalism and Financial Independence

What comes to mind when you hear the word Minimalism? An all-white studio apartment furnished with a table, a chair, a bed on the floor and a potted plant in the corner. Our 2nd podcast guest explains to us that it is the other way around. Photo by Paula Schmidt on Pexels.com Ian was a… Continue reading Podcast | Overlapping Principles of Minimalism and Financial Independence

Podcast Summaries

Podcast | Raising Second Generation FIRE

Family life and finances don’t have to be complicated. You don’t have to retire early to follow the Financial Independence Retire Early principles. In fact, our first guest doesn’t have plans of retiring early because he sees his job as a hobby where he gets paid. Our first podcast guest, Rommel, moved to the U.S.… Continue reading Podcast | Raising Second Generation FIRE

Financial Independence

A Guide to Start your Plan of FI

In the PT profession, we write both short- and long-term goals for our patients. These goals determine our course during the sessions and ensures the effectiveness of our training and treatment. A guide that lets us know how to begin treatment, increase, or decrease exercise intensity and discharge our clients once our goals are achieved.… Continue reading A Guide to Start your Plan of FI

Financial Independence

3 Questions to Ask to Avoid Money Mistakes

Do yourself a favor. Stop for a minute and ask yourself what you want your life to look like. Picture yourself in that moment when you have got it made. Where are you? What are you doing? Who do you share this moment with? The future image you are seeing will be the results of… Continue reading 3 Questions to Ask to Avoid Money Mistakes

Financial Independence

3 Tax Advantaged Accounts You Must Start This Year

We just completed our monthly finances review and found that our Net Worth decreased by almost $12,000.  Funds we have in our brokerage and retirement accounts took a downfall. Some things are just beyond our control. The markets being as fickle as it is, we still believe that investing is a slow and steady way… Continue reading 3 Tax Advantaged Accounts You Must Start This Year

Financial Independence

Think Like a Physical Therapist: Achieve Financial Independence and Personal Goals

What do you want to get out of life? Is there a voice inside your head telling you to be this or to achieve that? Are the goals you set for you and your family seems out of reach? As physical therapists we were trained to be problem solvers. Every time we see a patient… Continue reading Think Like a Physical Therapist: Achieve Financial Independence and Personal Goals

Financial Independence

Home Health Physical Therapist Journey to Financial Independence

Joys and Challenges The profession of physical therapy opens a world of options with regards to specialty and setting. One of this is in home health. It is a good path to achieve financial independence because the pay rate is relatively higher than other settings. Because of the difference in pay, it takes a lot… Continue reading Home Health Physical Therapist Journey to Financial Independence

Trial Retirement

Costa Rica | Rio Celeste and Tesoro Escondido Waterfall

Are you itching to travel and get away from it all? Do you want to be in a place so beautiful you couldn’t even believe it? Then, you’re in the right post! Costa Rica, especially the areas close to the mountains like La Fortuna, is the perfect spot to immerse yourself in nature and disconnect… Continue reading Costa Rica | Rio Celeste and Tesoro Escondido Waterfall

Financial Independence

Compound Interest | The Force that Accelerates Financial Freedom

A Crazy Kid with a Crazy Idea I loved mangoes when I was a kid, and still do now. When I learned that this sweet golden bundle of deliciousness came from trees, my naïve mind came up with a crazy idea. Photo by julie aagaard on Pexels.com What if we have our own mango tree!?… Continue reading Compound Interest | The Force that Accelerates Financial Freedom