I saved $300,000 by 26—and doing these 5 unusual things helped me save like crazy | CNBC

For a preview of what the 5 things are, here's the TLDR; version: Stayed in hostels with up to 15 people per room(when traveling), saving an estimated total of $10kBought a used car and sold it for profit, netting $1k and 2 years of usage.Shared a 700-square-foot apartment with their partner. Read More about I saved $300,000 by 26—and doing these 5 unusual things helped me save like crazy | CNBC

Inside the strange, secretive lives of rich millennial cheapskates | New York Post

Here are some bullet points of the individuals this article mentions when talking about some people following some FIRE principles, focusing on lowering their spending. Daniel: Age 36, 270k income, works in NYC, lives in NJ, shabby apartment, cheap food, limited extras (e.g. no tv), sows his own Read More about Inside the strange, secretive lives of rich millennial cheapskates | New York Post

This 39-Year-Old Saves 75% of Every Paycheck and Is Almost Ready to Retire. Here’s How She Does It | Money

It's always fun to read articles about people who are financially independent and get into some of the nitty-gritty details to understand how they got there and how financially independent they are (FI is indeed a rainbow of possibilities). For those that want to go strait to the article, go Read More about This 39-Year-Old Saves 75% of Every Paycheck and Is Almost Ready to Retire. Here’s How She Does It | Money