MMMeetup with Mustachians and a new BENL meetup.

This Saturday, was an excellent day. Sitting in the sun, having a few drinks and talking to Mustachians… What more do you want?

On the MMM forum, there are only a few Belgians. When from Belgium, check out the thread and follow what happens.

I really like to meet like minded people. When you think about it, it is kinda weird. You talk to a stranger on the internet and then decide to meet in real life for a drink. When my kids would tell me this, Red flags all over the place! ๐Ÿ™‚

A lot of topics were discussed, here is an anthology

  • Geographical arbitrage in Europe and the 5 flags principle
  • Design life for happiness
    • Go live close to work
    • Work less to have more time to be with the people you love
  • Is a legally acceptable loop hole ethically ok?
  • Sabbaticals for more life joy
  • Investing
  • Car sharing

It is amazing how many ideas there are out there and how an idea from one person can inspire you to try something new.

My advice: go out and meet other people in the FIRE community

There is a new BENL meetup planned on June 17. This is done together with the fine Mr. Cheesy Finance.

This time, we plan to meet in Amsterdam/Utrecht area. We have our eye on a nice meeting room that can hold 35 persons.ย This is what we have in mind

  • Meet around 10:00 for the early birds. Some meet and greet and then a speed dating so that you get to know more people. Come prepared: have a few lines about yourselves (who are you, what is your ideal life, what are your struggles, where/how do you invest, what do you want to learn)
  • Lunch time: bring your own lunch. There will be water/soft drinks
  • Afternoon sessions
    • presentations by participants
    • Group discussion
  • Dinner
    • Here we consider a buffet. We all bring some home made food and desserts.
  • Closing drinks

The whole agenda is flexible, you can come and go when you want. There will be a small contribution (10โ‚ฌ we estimate) to cover for the rent of the room and the drinks we provide.

 

Interested to join? Want to present a topic or have an idea for a group discussion? Let us a comment. We look forward to meet you all again.

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16 thoughts on “MMMeetup with Mustachians and a new BENL meetup.

  1. Hi! I am interested to attend. Here are some subjects I now think of for discussion: crowdfunding, earning with real estate, self-sufficiency, how to make the choice when you are โ€œreadyโ€™ to quit your job and life after work.

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  2. It’s getting close! It sounds kinda strange if you put it like that, but it’s one of the best things we did last February, meeting some random internet strangers I mean ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Also like the idea of having speeddates, and a bring your own share for dinner part.

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  3. I liked it very much last time, but unfortunately cannot make it this time.
    But I am convinced there will be plenty of opportunities ahead of us to catch up again!

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