Winter is coming… Ski holiday is only 3 weeks away… That is a nice outlook. With November behind us, it is time to look at my passive non-working income.
The FIRE community is great source for both technical investment advice and life improvement. Plenty of excellent sources out there. It is also a community where people FI early: mid thirties, early forties…. Where people share a lot of damn good numbers. Could it be that we now want to keep up with a new set of … More Beat the FIRE Joneses!
Meeting people that are on the same journey is always nice. You get to share experiences, exchange tips and tricks and have interesting discussions.
Some time ago, I have merged the spreadsheets we have into one. The updates are now straight forward and the copy/paste is limited to one! That is great. It also produces some new insights that I have wanted to see.
A few days ago, I started to question some of my fiscal advantageous investments. What if I could do it better myself? What would you do based on the numbers?
While still recovering from my great summer ideas, I continue to to do what I like: writing options to gain a passive additional income. October was yet an interestingt month where I extended my knowledge and insights further.
Recently, I booked a free introduction meeting with a Financial Planner. I did a few of these before. I do this out of curioisity: what services do they offer, could it help me, what benefit would there be for me?
People get rarely born being fully convinced of the vlaue of a FIRE journey. So, what got me fired up? I can’t remember who started this series The Money mine started this series, I liked most post that I read. It shows that there a phases you go through, you can identify yourself and sometimes adjust … More What got me fired up?
One of the topics I picked up during the BE-NL meetup was this: having a system in stead of goals. When I think about it, this could be doable. It is maybe what we are doing already.
The next interview in the series is with Mr. ERN. An experienced option trader with an interesting put selling strategy. His blogs brings some challenging thoughts like the reasons not to have an emergency fund. Make sure to check it out. Q: Tell us about yourselves A: We are Mr. & Mrs. ERN, a married couple with … More Option Trading Interview #7 – Early Retirement Now