My investing is for the longterm. One of the pitfalls to look every minute at your portfolio. It can become an obsessions, it interrupts your daily work and family life. You can become addicted to the ticks up and down.
Working in banking has some perks that are priceless: you get some top quality time with the kids on Good Friday. Anyone has an idea why Good Friday is a Banking holiday?
During our ski holiday at the end of 2015, a good habit started to form: ignore the markets. Now that we are back at home and I have been working 2 weeks, all of that is gone.I have this compelling need to see what is ongoing…
Running makes you tired, you sweat, when it rains you get soaking wet! Why the hell would you run outdoors? If you run in the evening, it is dark outside, you see a lot of people watching their big screen TV. Why put on your running shoes? And yet, it is part of my 2016 … More The energy of running
What happens to the non financial goal? I can’t complain. I run! Not a lot. Not fast. But…. I run. And that is the whole point. I do not want to sprint, I want to run, for the long run. Kinda like the FIRE journey… persist for the long run.
Now that the financial plan V1.0 is in place, it is time to start working on what really matters in life: the activities that motivate you, that give you energy. Since about a year, I have almost no sport activity, time to change.