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.

living in a small town

6 Awesome Benefits of Living in a Small Town (and 4 Pitfalls)

“Just a small town girl, living in a lonely world”                Journey, Don’t Stop Believing Journey makes living in a small town seem like a bad thing. Everyone dreams of escaping their provincial life and embarking on an adventure in the big city. No one tells you that everyone has these dreams, no matter where …

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Legend of Zelda

Celebrating the Legend of Zelda’s 35th Anniversary

“It’s dangerous to go alone. Take this.” Thirty-five years ago, we first learned that it was dangerous to go alone. But we accepted the sword and our mission, embarking on our initial quest to save Hyrule. Little did we know that the short game would spawn an epic adventure filled with mystical places and vibrant …

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breaking barriers

Breaking Barriers: Helping Professional Women Overcome Hurdles & Achieve Success In Business

A lot has happened in the world in the last few years. More women are climbing up through the ranks at work, there are more women in medical school than there are men, women make up about half of the overall workforce, and 36% of small businesses have female majority ownership. However, there are struggles. …

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