Mr. Fox over at The Frugal Foxes regails on how and why he opted for a manual lawn mower. His consideration are not just cost efficiency and economy, but also biodiversity and pollution.
Philosophy – Identify your “why”; Psychology – Reduce spending; Work Ethic – Increase income; and Finance – Grow wealth. These are the four pillars around which a new book on FIRE evolves. Route2FI has written an extensive book review.
This might sound like a niche topic not related to FIRE, but CashFlowCop’s article might not only be interesting for (future) dads or mums but also for anyone aiming for a sabbatical or extended holidays.
In some cases, you bettter spend money if you want to make it. StupidIsTheNorm explains why.
Bloggers on FIRE – Eyes on the Goal In our Bloggers on FIRE series, we interview European FI bloggers to find out what makes them tick. Our aim is to build up a “who’s who” directory for the European FI blogging world. We hope you enjoy the series and discover some new blogs to follow. You can find a full list of our Bloggers on FIRE interviews here. Please briefly introduce yourself to FIREhub.eu readers I am a Bulgarian woman…
Kate attended FIWE (Financial Independence Week Europe) a couple of weeks ago. She came back home changed, motivated, and has now a couple of regular community related activities that keep her motivation up. Read her enthousiastic review of FIWE and her take aways.
FIREvLondon sold parts of his investment portfolio and took a margin loan (loan on his equity portfolio) to buy his dream home. Four years later, would he do it again?
Podcast: Picking the Right Countries for Early Retirement | Max| by FI Europe| FI Europe interview a Brit who retired (FIREd) in Portugal. An episode about investing (bonds, P2P lending, broker, strategies…) and the Portugese way of life. You can read the transcript and show notes here. Podcast created by financial-independence.eu