Some readers may be a disappointed to hear that I’ve resolved to go back to work in a few months. On its face, it would appear to be against my core principles of freedom and also contrary to my goal of living a simple,
I quit my job in June 2017. I walked out with no future job prospects whatsoever, and headed to South America to enjoy a midlife crisis. It’s been more than half a year now since I walked out that door,
What does it mean to be free? In America, we cherish our political freedoms, and for damn good reasons. But I’m here today to talk about a different kind of freedom – financial freedom. Too many people are not financially free.
The personal finance community loves talking about FIRE – financial Independence (FI) and early retirement (RE). Conventional wisdom is that you can achieve FI with savings and investments worth 25-30 times what you spend each year. For example, a married couple who spends $40,000 per year can thus achieve financial independence with $1M –
There’s a certain satisfaction to leaving a job on your own terms. After years of being told what to do and how to do it, the tables are turned, for just a moment. I am now 2 weeks away from having that conversation once again.