While my experience with anxiety was very challenging, it taught me some important lessons about putting myself first. A key financial concept known as F-You Money gave me the confidence to move forward in a way that prioritized my health and happiness. I’ve also had more recent realizations about F-You money. I originally thought that the sole purpose of F-You Money was to be able to get yourself out of a bad situation. After becoming an entrepreneur, I see that it can also allow you to take advantage of an opportunity.
When we first learned about financial independence, we started to analyze our spending. One of the first things that we realized was that we spent way too much on groceries. While I was doing research into Community Support Agriculture (CSAs), I stumbled across ugly produce delivery services, and found two companies in our area to test out. Here’s what I discovered.
Even though 2020 was a challenging year, we had a strong financial year. We provide updates on our key financial metrics in 2020. We also learned several key lessons that will help us create our ideal life while pursuing financial independence.
Saving more money isn’t just about expediting your journey to FI, but enhancing it. It can provide you the opportunity to buy more freedom now by designing your life. Focusing on the big three expense categories can help you accomplish that without going too far to the extreme.
I’m an aspiring minimalist who is passionate about social justice. This is why I’m going to vote with my dollars this year and buy all consumable (food and drinks) gifts from black-owned businesses.
I’m excited to publicly announce that I’ve decided to quit my part-time job and take the leap to “full-time” entrepreneurship. I was originally planning to wait until the summer of 2021 to quit. In this post, I share why I decided to take the leap to entrepreneurship now.