In this Slow FI interview, you’ll hear how David (from CityFrugal) changed careers, recovered from burnout, and built a life he loves, all while working full-time.
Essentialism doesn’t mean we just do less. It means we are making the “wisest possible investment of time and energy.” It’s definitely about more than just doing less. It’s about making our best contributions to the world, and we can only do that by figuring out and doing what is essential.
In this Slow FI interview, Chris Mamula discusses his path to FI, what he’d have done differently, and advice for people along the path to FI. After reaching FI and “retiring early” two years ago, Chris has some incredibly valuable insights to share that encourage a slower and more intentional path to FI.
A few months ago, I met Bradley (a non-blogger). About 4 years ago when his daughter was born, he decided to take a 50% pay cut to work part-time. Bradley originally thought that this decision to work part-time would delay their FI timeline by about 5 years. The reality of what happened is much different (and better) than expected.
A few years ago I resisted learning to play golf with some of my best friends because I didn’t want to spend the money. Now, I really enjoy getting out on the course and a few other hobbies. Here’s my story of how I shifted my approach to spending money.
In the latest Slow FI interview series, Kat introduces Barista FIRE, or what she calls her “working sabbatical.” Learn how feeling “stuck” led Kat to create a better path and create freedom for herself even before reaching financial independence.