Financial Independence for Nurses

Financial independence for nurses

The nursing workforce consists of 3+ million nurses. Nursing jobs are expected to increase above average in the future. Nurses make an average salary of $73,000 per year or $35.24 per hour.  Is financial independence possible for a nurse? The simple answer is YES! Nurses are a broad, diverse group, so the long answer is … Read more

8 Tips for Starting a Budget

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You’ve decided keeping a budget is a good idea, but how do you go about starting a budget? I went through a similar experience in 2014 as a travel nurse when I decided to sit down and figure out how to create a budget for myself. There are lots of ways to go about starting … Read more

FI Update – May 2020

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Our last FI update was in November 2018 with a net worth of $90k. I haven’t updated out FI progress because I’ve been hesitant to put our financial net worth out there for everyone to see. Personal finances feel very personal, but I know my favorite blog posts are the FI progress numbers. It’s always … Read more

3 Reasons You Should Have Budget

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You just graduated nursing school and now you’re ready to find a new job and start living as a responsible adult. Maybe you’ve been a nurse or nurse practitioner for sometime now, and you’ve always known you probably need to figure out this budgeting thing. Or maybe you feel like you already manage your money … Read more