A Purple Life
I sat up abruptly in bed and started coughing into the mountain of tissues I now routinely kept on my nightstand.
I seem to be on a ‘buck the trend’ kick lately.
There are a few aspects of our life that are up in the air and don’t allow me to plan my first few months of retirement with granular detail
I have a dilemma and I was hoping you could help me figure out the best solution.
Throughout the years, dozens of people have asked me to explain financial independence and how I’m retiring at 30.
As you might have noticed: I’m a stone cold weirdo and I suspect that the unique variety of schools I attended has something to do with why.
See how I’m living on $1,388 a month in Seattle!
When I started working in ad agencies right out of college, I believed that their goal was to help get the word out about awesome products.
I keep getting this question from people outside the FIRE community: “What have you sacrificed to try and achieve this goal?”
As you might know, I’m a super nerd. Before I visit a country I write up a short dossier with quick information people need to know.
A common response when hearing my early retirement plans is to ask why I don’t just insert the life I want to lead in retirement into NOW.
There is an idea in The Matrix that I find almost as interesting as the film’s main premise. It’s the idea of a “Residual Self Image.”
My partner and I recently celebrated a decade of being together and with Valentine’s Day nearby I think it’s time to discuss a hard topic.
At the end of every year I analyze all the data I’ve collected the past 12 months to decide if I should make any changes moving forward.
Networking as an introvert is painful. These tips for networking inside your organisation may help your career or just make you happier!
I used to spend money without even thinking about it. When I was introduced to FI, I learned these 2 mental hacks that changed everything.
When you listen to music, does your mind drift off to thinking about financial independence? I know this may sound crazy, but mine does…
When asked, I say I don’t have any money-saving tips. Truthfully, there is one: make saving money a part of your identity
Is there a perfect time to pursue FIRE?
Here is why living like a student in your first few years out of college has such a massive impact on your long-term wealth.
Despite being a client service person in the marketing industry, I’m terrified of any form of public speaking.
It turns out that advertising and marketing are some of the few industries that don’t require specialized skills, but can make you BANK.
Of course I’m not being overdramatic – ME?! 😉 But yes – shock of shocks I’m still here!
After publishing my 2018 spending a few people have asked me what exactly I buy and eat to hit that spending level.
Also known as every dollar I didn’t spend in 2018!