What if I have no plans to retire early? Is financial independence all that important then? In fact, why should I give a damn about this whole FI thing if I love my job and am perfectly okay working into my 60s doing something that brings a smile to my face? Because some day, your job … Continue reading Financial independence for the non-early retiree
It probably won’t take readers long to realize that my wife and I keep switching things up in our lives. As circumstances change and our financial situation morphs and twists, we try to be flexible enough to adjust to life’s ever-changing nuggets of fun. This time, it’s our FI date, and things are getting even … Continue reading Our financial independence date, new and improved
In the past, I haven’t given much thought to nailing down a specific month and year when my wife and I will finally achieve financial independence and be able to call it quits from holding full time jobs. But recently, posts like Even Steven’s (and further, one by Fervent Finance) has inspired me* to take a closer look at what our date actually is in more detail.
* And when I say “me”, I actually mean that I begged my wife to run the numbers because, well, she’s the rocket scientist (literally), not me. She has a good relationship with numbers, math and algorithms. You might say that it all just “adds up” with both of them.
But anyway, based on our numbers and goals, we are looking at a financial independence date of… Continue reading “Financial independence day – September, 2018”
Financial Independence is one of those terms that enjoys a broad following. It means different things to different people, and we all have our own special way of defining what this phrase, and especially the meaning behind it, truly means to each and every one of us. For me, financial independence is simple: it means … Continue reading What does Financial Independence mean to you?