In the latest interview in the Slow FI interview series, Kevin Udy shares his decision to pursue a digital nomad lifestyle. Kevin details what caused him to pursue a change, describes what his daily routine looks like, and talks about how this change allows him a more fulfilling life. Learn more about Kevin’s story on his path to financial independence.
In February of 2020, we will be traveling to Jamaica. This post describes how we will cover almost 90% of our Jamaica vacation with travel rewards. It will also provide you with tips for creating your own travel hacking strategy.
My personal decision to pursue financial independence (FI) is hard to put into words. It’s difficult to describe because there is no single defining moment. Instead, it is based on a collection of incremental mental shifts spread out over a few years.
Michelle from Savvy History shares her story about how she quit a few of her side hustles when her son was born. This comes at a time when I have made an important realization about side hustles. Learn how you can juggle a busy life and side hustles.
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.
I met up with an acquaintance recently, and she asked me how my part-time work schedule was going. I love having the opportunity to catch up with people after a period of time. We often have different types of discussions than I do with people I regularly see. My...
Several months ago I read a post by M from Radical FIRE about how she had negotiated to take a 4-month mini-retirement with her employer. A mini-retirement is when someone takes an extended break from work to pursue something they are passionate about.
Growing up, my family lived in Costco. As a child, I would spend my weekends at baseball practice, hanging out with friends, and on a family trip to Costco. I learned quite a bit about buying food in bulk from my childhood. Because it’s what I’ve always known, it was not until recently that I came to appreciate the value of buying food in bulk.
My first introduction to Financial Independence was reading Your Money or Your Life. The next place I turned to learn more about financial independence was the Choose FI podcast. I listened to my first episodes on the way to our famed Maine trip in 2018. While in...