Ten years ago, Liz scaled back work significantly. When she scaled back, she had more time for reflection. She found FI, and even though she was making less, they started saving more and working toward FI.
Earlier this month, I turned thirty-five! It felt like a really big milestone, so I decided to reflect back on what I’ve learned in my 35 years on earth. After reflecting, I decided to dig deeper and learn more about the value of reflective practice in our lives.
Many years ago, Corey and I set a goal of traveling to 100 countries. But, working full-time put a damper on our travel goals. How would we ever travel to 100 countries if we only had 3 week of vacation each year? So, we started to pursue FI. If we retired early, we could travel as much as we wanted. Over time, we’ve learned that there are many other options, besides early retirement, that would give us location independence.
This Slow FI interview with Chrissy is unique because she BOTH took a Slow FI path AND retired early. Slow FI and early retirement are not mutually exclusive. In this interview, Chrissy shares how she made intentional decisions to optimize her finances and improve her life.
Mastermind groups are peer-to-peer support groups that help you move further and faster toward your goals while having more fun in the process. Mastermind groups aren’t just for entrepreneurs. Everyone who has goals could benefit from participating in a mastermind group.
In 2021, the pandemic gave Raina and her family and unexpected opportunity. Because her husband could work from home, they decided to experiment with living in their dream location for 6 months. After this experiment, they knew that moving there was worth upending their lives.