2020… I really like how you pronounce this and how grace full and peaceful it looks. For 2020, I have listed my personal objectives. None of these objectives is financial in nature and is not really mesaurable like a savings rate or an amberindex. Why do this? It all comes down to my focus on … More The 2020 objectives
When on the journey to FI, it is always interesting to know if there is progress, standstill or regression. Tracking the status is a very good way to get a view on the trend. Hence, I put the amberindex back in the spotlight. … More How FI am I now?
Looking at the numbers once in a while is a good habit. And at the ATL house, it is all about habits! So, Let’s see how our summers starts.
A few post ago, I wrote about the fact that FI is not longer my main interest. I came to the conclusion that FI is only a means to an end. And there are many more means to the final end of happiness and joyful life.
As a family, we are far away from FI. The current official retirement age in Belgium is 67. That translates for me into 2043. Every year that I can be free before that is a win! So, what is the current guesstimate?
Life can be more complex that 25 times your annual expenses … More No more FI for me!
Setting up systems to accomplish life goals! … More My 2017 Goals
I’ve got to break free…. I want to break free, yeah…. I want, I want, I want, I want to break free. (Queen) Don’t we all want to be free?
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!
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.