With so many flavors of financial independence, it can be difficult to keep track of them all. People often confused Coast FI with Slow FI. The point of this post is to make a distinction between these two flavors of FIRE.
In this post, I share our approach to investing. My hope is that it can help you see that investing in the stock market does not have to be complex. While there is still volatility and risk, it will help you achieve your long-term goals.
This post is written with a specific focus on white people who care about racial justice. You can be anywhere on the journey from a new learner to a committed advocate. Regardless of where you are on your journey, we have something in common. We know we must take action now AND later. The real purpose of self-care is to address oppression and to do it in a way that allows us to continue addressing it in the future.
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.