Melanie Allen

Melanie launched Partners in Fire in 2017 to document her quest for financial independence with a mix of finance, fun, and solving the world's problems. She's self educated in personal finance and passionate about fighting systematic problems that prevent others from achieving their own financial goals. She also loves travel, anthropology, gaming and her cats.

Adult Learning Online

The 12 Best Options for Adult Learning Online

Adult learning online doesn’t have to be scary. In fact, there are tons of platforms with a variety of different course options available for adults to further their education. Whether you are looking to enhance your professional abilities, start a side hustle, learn a new skill, or just gain some knowledge for your own personal …

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Generational Wealth: What it is, Why it Matters and How to Build it!

Did you know that one of the top indicators of a child’s social class is the social class of their parents? Social mobility is at an all time low in the US. Nearly half of the kids born into the lowest class will stay there for their entire lives, and only 4% will ever reach …

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Blog Growth Strategies – Our 33rd Month Blogging

Our 33rd month blogging was freaking epic! Okay, so we still haven’t reached 10K pageviews, and still haven’t made over $100, but we’re getting closer and closer. I think with another few months of consistent growth and awesome posts, we will definitely hit all those milestones and then some! 33rd Month Update Readership Our readership …

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Live a Rich Life

I’m pursuing financial independence so that I can live a rich life. But guess what? That doesn’t necessarily mean I want to be rich. In fact, living a rich life doesn’t have to have anything to do with money. What is a Rich Life? In my opinion, living a rich life doesn’t mean being rich. …

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