A first serious money conversation with a six year old … More Our first banking crisis
Meeting people that are on the same journey is always nice. You get to share experiences, exchange tips and tricks and have interesting discussions.
Keeping track of your numbers is a great way to see where you are on the journey. It also allows to adjust the plan if needed. Not doing this means that you drive with your eyes closed. Have you ever tried this? what were the results?
Almost a year ago, I got really into option trading. After reading a lot of content on different sites, I felt ready for my first trade. The first 6 month, I only tipped my feet in the water. I had the luck to experience a nice market correction in Aug 2015. It learned me a lot … More Breakdown of 1 year option trading – trade small
Hello everyone. This is a post from your’s truly, Lizard King. I retired from the corporate grind at age 40 on 5OCT2012 to trade for income full time. I have less money than I did as a corporate drone, but a lot more happiness. I blog to show others it can be done and how … More Option Trader Interview #5 – Lizard King
Setting a up a plan and going on a journey to FIRE is an adventure that comes with a lot of challenges. Next to the usual suspects like asset allocation and investment style, there are there are topics like how much do we want to spend now on luxury, what does our ideal life look like, … More Family support to FIRE
There a many blogs out there on the Financial Independence topic. Below is a list of blogs that got me up to speed in the subject or that share an element of life with me (Index investing, with kids on the journey). This list is by far not exhaustive, but a good starting point for exploration. … More blogroll
In order to keep track of my assets, my savings rate, my FIRE date, I rely a lot on tools. Most of these tools are xls based. As i have learned a lot from the tools of others and the insights that other give on their blog, I wanted to return the favor. I will … More Tools
The overall goal of my long term saving is to reach financial independence. It means having enough F-money so that I always have options to do what I want, not to do what others want me to do. The end goal is not to retire early on a beach reading a book and drinking mojito’s. For that, I have to much the need to be busy, to be working on something, to have action. … More Goals
So, who am I? I am a 39 40 year young married father with 2 toddler kids from Belgium. I recently discovered the FIRE community and I have learned already a lot since then. I plan to keep following different blogs and contributing to the community. I am not new to investing. I have bought my … More About