This interview with Carly is especially timely given that likelihood of returning to offices at some point in the near future. Carly recently negotiated an almost fully remote work arrangement. She’ll work from home for five out of every six weeks.
Close friendships are one of the most important things in my life, and they are challenging to form as an adult. Therefore, spending money to build friendships, to me, is worth it. I’m not saying that you need to spend a lot of money to make strong friendships, but sometimes to build and maintain close friendships, spending a small amount of money is well worth it.
Besides pursuing financial independence while living abroad doing international humanitarian assistance, Joe and Ayie are also planning to world school their two boys when they are old enough to remember the experience.
Creating a 5-year plan is important because it helps you define what you want, start experimenting, and take action. Planning ahead allows you to not to scramble or make suboptimal choices. In this post, we wrote about our own 5-year plan and tips to help you create your own.
Thinking about any significant life change, usually sets off a chain reaction of anxious thoughts and limiting beliefs. This is completely normal. The first step to working through these limiting beliefs related to scarcity is to understand your numbers and what they mean for your life today.
I’m so excited to share this Slow FI interview with Angela (aka Frugal Nomad Mom). As a single mom, Angela used geoarbitrage to move to Croatia with her son. This decision dramatically improved her quality of life and has allowed her to experiment with building her own business.