About two years ago, the question: “What would you do if you didn’t have to work for a living?” was a question that stumped me. It forced me to think about what I truly wanted to do and what would make me happy. Here’s what I learned and how I learned it.
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In our latest Slow FI interview, Zach shares his story of creating and building an online business. Zach’s story isn’t just one of quitting his job, but also one of personal transformation and fully adopting the Slow FI approach.
We haven’t taken a conventional path thus far on our journey to financial independence. In our 20s, we earned less money and made many sacrifices to ensure we could make ends meet. Here’s a look back at what we did in our first 10 years after college and how it helped us reach Coast FI.
Before I learned about financial independence, I was drifting. I didn’t know what I wanted out of life, and I didn’t think it was worth trying to figure it out. When I graduated from college, I had unconventional dreams. I wanted to travel the world, do international...
In the latest interview in the Slow FI series, Lauren and Steven share how they designed their ideal lifestyle before reaching FI. They have achieved long-term travel while working flexible schedules. Read more about their adventures.
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.
In 2018, I experienced burn out. I had been working long hours at work and my work conditions worsened. In this post, I share more about my journey, the causes of burnout, and how to prevent burnout from happening in the first place.
Kim and her husband share their Slow FI journey, and how they have leveraged freelance work to achieve their lifestyle goals. Their journey, like many others, is filled with a lot of small changes along the way.