Financial Independence

Living a life of Financial Independence means you get to do what you want and money is no longer a daily worry.


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About the course

Financial Independence (FI) is when you have enough money that you get to live the life you want.  It is about being deliberate in your finances to achieve your goals and to stop living paycheck to paycheck.  When you have achieved financial independence, you get to do whatever you want in life.

Financial Independence

  • How do I set goals?
  • FILE (Financial Independence, Live Early)
  • FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early)

Taxes, saving and money

  • How do I get out of debt and save?
  • How do taxes work for Childfree people?
  • Investing


  • Do you want to retire or do something else?
  • What about healthcare in retirement?
  • How do I get my money now?

Course Lessons

Jay Zigmont, PhD, MBA, CFP®

Dr. Jay Zigmont, CFP®, and his wife are Childfree and live in Water Valley, MS. He has a Ph.D. in Adult Learning from the University of Connecticut, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Childfree Wealth Specialist. He is the founder of Childfree Wealth, a life and financial planning firm specializing in helping Childfree and Permanently Childless people. He is the author of the book “Portraits of Childfree Wealth” and co-host of the Childfree Wealth Podcast.

He has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Business Insider, Woman’s World, Investors Business Daily, FinancialPlanning, and many other publications.