early-retirement.org I have posted on this forum for almost ten years. The general participant is seeking a fully funded retirement way before hitting age 65. Excellent advice on investing, taxes, living off your investments, and all things financial. For financial independence sites, this one caters to a relatively well to do crowd, with ample millionaires or millionaires in the making ambling the halls. As an added bonus, they don’t neglect the softer points like the psychology of retirement and of pursuing an unconventional path in life.
mrmoneymustache.com Great tips on living frugally and simply without sacrificing quality of life. Good compromise of focusing on building wealth yet living the good life (in a frugal manner of course!).
earlyretirementextreme.com The extreme frugality blog/site that borders on self deprivation. In terms of lifestyle/net worth hard-coreism, this is the far end (the deep end?) of the early retirement blog/site spectrum. The target audience would feel plenty comfortable retiring way early (in their 30’s or 40’s) by living in a used 1972 Volkswagen van and having nothing more than a five figure investment portfolio and a few 50 pound sacks of beans or rice.
retireby40.org Joe at Retireby40 is in a very similar set of circumstances as I am, so naturally I identify with what he writes about. 30-something stay at home dad that is close to reaching financial independence.
pretired.org Nick at Pretired.org shares insights into a concept called “pretirement” – the period of time before traditional retirement age but after the need for a full time career is over. Where you can pursue your dreams however you want to. Maybe I’m “pretired”?
madFIentist.com The Mad FIentist not only has a wonderfully clever portmanteau for his blog name, but continues his clever ways by discussing key topics such as (legal) tax strategies, geographical arbitrage, and travel hacking. Interesting topics and quality writing.
gocurrycracker.com Jeremy and Winnie at Go Curry Cracker are traveling the world and living off their savings. Read more about their adventures and experiences as they enjoy their location independent lifestyle to the fullest.
budgetsaresexy.com J Money gets in your face with practical and actionable advice on money and life. Presented in attention-grabbing juicy bits multiple times per week, it’s a must read if you want to get better at saving and investing.
rockstarfinance.com I like time-saving tools. Rockstar Finance is one of them. All you get from RF is a timely compilation of the best articles in the financial blogging world.
economist.com News from around the world. Relatively free of bias in reporting.
firecalc.com An online retirement calculator where you put in what you got, what you want to spend, and when you want to retire and it calculates your chance of having a financially successful retirement. It is also customizable for advanced users doing more in depth analysis.
bogleheads.org Great investment forum if you want to learn more about low cost investing. Posters tend to be knowledgeable, although erudite and academic at times.
moneychimp.com I like their financial calculators. Clean and simple.
Feel free to share other online resources that can be helpful to me or others in their pursuit of wealth and happiness.