There are so many different “flavors” of FIRE (Financial Independence and/or Retire Early) that it can be hard to keep track. But, I actually love that there are so many different approaches to pursuing FI. Why? Because I know that one singular path won’t resonate with everyone.
In this Slow FI interview, Mel, from Modest Millionaires, shares how she is taking a 1-year sabbatical to test out her Coast FI plan. She will work part-time on her business while having plenty of time to spend with her family. If things go as planned, she may never need to return to the traditional workforce.
There are so many amazing benefits that you receive when you embed yourself into a community of support. When surrounded by a community of support, you will achieve more than you ever thought possible.
Savings rate has been one of the most influential financial concepts for us. In the past 5 years, we’ve more than doubled our savings rate. This has given us more freedom and confidence as we shift our long-term plans.
When the pandemic is over, what will the “new normal” look like? Will your employer require you to go back into the office five days/week? You may be in a position where you want to negotiate to keep the flexibility you currently have. Or, you may be looking for an even more flexible work structure. In this post, I’ll share 3 ways that you can achieve progressively more freedom and flexibility in your career.
When tragedy struck Laura’s family in 2017, she decided that she’d never take another 3-day bereavement leave ever again. A few months later, she quit her job and started freelancing. This lifestyle has provided her the flexibility to fit work into her life and focus on what matters most.
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.
In 2020, I finally hit my strike with goal setting. Over the last 3 years, I’ve done a lot of work to shift my mindset, dream bigger, and build a strong community of support. Now, I want to share what I learned with you.
If you struggle to set and achieve goals, I’d encourage you to not look for a better goal setting system first. Instead, consider if you have a mental barrier that is holding you back.