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Want to retire early so you can enjoy spending more time with your kids? Simi, Mrs. Money Mustache comes on the podcast to share how she and her husband Pete have designed their lives to not just be financially independent, but be more involved parents.
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With parenthood comes all the joys and responsibilities. As we try our best to protect and prepare our kids for the world, there are plenty of things to worry over.
One huge source of stress for many parents is finances. How can we not only provide the necessities, but make sure our kids are thriving?
Another problem for parents is not having enough time in the day to enjoy the family time. For some of us, our schedules are maxxed out.
But what if there was a way to relieve pressure on both those problems? What if you could design your lifestyle to savor those moments and still have your finances alright?
Simi joins us on the show and shares her story. We look at:
- how she and her husband Pete set things up so they could retire early
- how they are passing on values including finances to their son
- getting relatives on board with intentional, more conscious spending
This show isn’t about how extremely frugal they are, but rather it’s example that we can learn and build from about designing your life around what you value most (and what it takes to get there).
Resources to Help You Simplify Your Finances as Parents
If you two are looking at having less stress with finances, here are some wonderful posts to read and discuss: