What Does Financial Independence Mean?

Many of our posts at the Free Times are about how you can achieve financial independence faster. But have you ever really stopped to think about what financial independence even means? You might be thinking, my parents are retired. They seem bored. Why would I want that? Well, we are here to explain why everyone should want to achieve financial independence even if you are … Continue reading What Does Financial Independence Mean?

How Much is Your Coffee Habit Really Costing You?

Coffee is America’s psychoactive drug of choice. Drinking it can be a habit that comes so naturally that you couldn’t imagine life without it. After all, how else could you get through your day? However, how much is your coffee habit really costing you, from the perspective of lost free time? You’ll Still Get your Coffee… Don’t worry, we aren’t suggesting you never drink coffee … Continue reading How Much is Your Coffee Habit Really Costing You?

Ben and Jerry’s vs. Breyers

We love Ice Cream! Easily in the top 3 desserts, no question. Tell us in the comments what your other top two are! We love the good stuff and definitely don’t want to skimp on such an important piece of any fine meal. But will splurging on the good stuff be worth it in the long run for all of you personal finance heroes out … Continue reading Ben and Jerry’s vs. Breyers