We haven’t taken a conventional path thus far on our journey to financial independence. In our 20s, we earned less money and made many sacrifices to ensure we could make ends meet. Here’s a look back at what we did in our first 10 years after college and how it helped us reach Coast FI.
Before I learned about financial independence, I was drifting. I didn’t know what I wanted out of life, and I didn’t think it was worth trying to figure it out. When I graduated from college, I had unconventional dreams. I wanted to travel the world, do international...
In the latest interview in the Slow FI series, Lauren and Steven share how they designed their ideal lifestyle before reaching FI. They have achieved long-term travel while working flexible schedules. Read more about their adventures.
What I enjoy about running is that you run your own race. You compete against yourself. When it comes to finances, people too often compare themselves to the average person to gauge their financial progress. But this is a huge mistake.
In 2018, I experienced burn out. I had been working long hours at work and my work conditions worsened. In this post, I share more about my journey, the causes of burnout, and how to prevent burnout from happening in the first place.
Kim and her husband share their Slow FI journey, and how they have leveraged freelance work to achieve their lifestyle goals. Their journey, like many others, is filled with a lot of small changes along the way.
Corey and I have accumulated a lot of stuff. When we set out to embark on the minimalist challenge, we weren’t sure how it would go. But we completed it and we’re glad we did. Here’s what we learned.
I used to be a meticulous goal setter, and I was successful at achieving my goals. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the best thing for me. This led me to a dark place without habits that were best for me. Now, we set goals differently.
This weekend, we sat down together to reflect on our finances, what we learned this year and our goals for 2020. We’d love to share our most important reflections with you.