Being part of the FIRE community sometimes feels like being part of a secret society. We have all these terms that make no sense to others: 4pct rule, FIRE, trackers, compounding interest, Trinity. Mysterious…
At the start of the year, it was one of my objectives to be 1 month free from work to spend more time with my wife and kids. Time for a review and a look ahead. Things are not what they were planned to be.
One of the topics during the June Meetup was insurance. What insurance do you need? Or can you go without? An interesting debate.
FI means a lot to us! And it means something different to all of us. Does it has to be a yes/no thing? Do you need to wait for the benefits until the moment is there? Let us explore.
When I listen to podcast or read blogposts from people that have made very different life choices, I sometimes wonder what if I had done something similar. Some of these people FIRE at age 35, some travel the world while house sitting,… You name it, they do it!
This Saturday, was an excellent day. Sitting in the sun, having a few drinks and talking to Mustachians… What more do you want?
We all have a different view on what risk is. Given the same input, we come to a different conclusion. That is what makes discussing investing so beautiful.
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.
Frugal people have no car, or they have 1. We have 2. How the hell can that help us on the road to FI?
When you take a binary view on money habits in life, you can either be a saver or a spender. In reality, we are something in between. It is often thought that being a saver is the better of the two. I disagree…!