Tag: Financial Independence (FI)
Our master plan includes moving to a state that better aligns with our post FIRE plans and preferences. So when we have 50 states to choose from, how do we ensure we select the right state to make our home base? Check out this analysis to find out what we took in to consideration in the elimination rounds and where we plan to ultimately call home base.Read More
With the clock counting down and the runway getting shorter you would expect that we would be taking a giant step back at work right? Well, the truth is, we are actually working harder…a lot harder.
In this week’s article we explore some of the unexpected challenges we are facing now that we are getting closer to our FI/RE date and we make an attempt to understand the reason why we are finding it so hard to switch gears.
Could we actually be failing to transition to FI/RE?Read More
2018 will be the year it all gets very real for us. As we embark on what could be our last full year of working our traditional jobs, we decided to take a deeper dive in to the details. In this week’s article we look in to what we might consider a safe withdrawal rate post FIRE and dividend analysis.Read More
Did you know that most Americans barely save 5% and wish they could save just 10-15% of their earnings? Accomplishing the latter goal only puts them on track for a traditional retirement, which means, working 40ish years of their life. So what can you do to achieve your financial independence and early retirement goals?Read More
In the United States it’s very taboo to talk about wealth and income with friends, family and coworkers. In my opinion, this core belief is not to the benefit of the average person or family. This belief system does however benefit one entity extremely well; your employer.Read More
I know what you are all thinking by now…The average person couldn’t possibly do what the FI Heroes are setting out to do… Right? Let’s look at some facts and play devil’s advocate.Read More
Are there things you wish you could do but hold back because you are afraid of what society or your family will think? What are those things? How do you think you would feel if you decided to just go and do them?Read More
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Don’t PanicFeb 13, 2018
Monthly Status: January 2018Feb 6, 2018
Making The Cut: 5 Tips for Landing a PAID InternshipJan 30, 2018
Searching For Home BaseJan 23, 2018
Failing to TransitionJan 16, 2018