Our purpose is to make a positive difference in the lives of our listeners & readers. I believe that the financial service Industry has it all wrong; it does not focus on the individual, it focuses on selling products. We’re trying to shift that focus back to you. Whether you’re in your 30’s, in your 80’s or somewhere in between we believe we share information and inspire thought that is of value to you now and into the future.
Don’t be fooled by the domain: I am as average in every sense of the word as it gets. Middle aged dude, married with a kid, boring office job. Started investing in stocks, real estate and P2P lending in 2014 when I turned 35. On this site I will document my journey towards financial independence and (hopefully) early retirement.
18 with 30 years of experience, mother of a 16-year-old daughter, with husband M. and cat Semmie. Creative, also with money, a bon vivant with abundant consciousness. Striving to be done within 10 years. | Het rijke wijf, 18 met 30 jaar ervaring, moeder van dochter van 16, samen met man M. en poes Semmie. Creatief, ook met geld, levensgenieter met overvloedsbewustzijn. Streven om binnen uiterlijk 10 jaren klaar te zijn.
For me time is the most important resource we have as human beings. Most of us choose to sell that time for money. By becoming FI, I’ll be able to buy my own time back. | For mig er tid den vigtigste ressource vi har som mennesker. De fleste af os vælger så at sælge den tid for penge. Ved at blive finansiel uafhængig kunne jeg kunne købe min egen tid tilbage.
I’ve just started my road to FIRE, and I got some years left before leaving the corporate world. Reading all those other FIRE-blogs made me want to make a blog for my own journey. As of August 2018 my net worth is currently $120,000, of which a little bit over $100,000 is invested in index funds. Read more about how to reach financial independence – quit your job and live the life of your dreams!
MonkWealth is a FIRE blog covering my approach to personal finance and my journey towards financial independence. What makes it unique? I am (the first FI blogger) from Macedonia, currently living in The Netherlands, and you can track my FIRE progress as I started blogging at 25% of my goal. That being said, I want it to be for my readers as much as it is for me – you’ll find relevant material for both FIRE veterans and newcomers.
The Humble Penny Learning how to Manage & Make Money has Transformed My Life since my days as a teenage Student & Migrant. It has enabled me to become Debt Free, a keen Investor & Business owner; living purposefully through my opportunity to help others Create Financial Joy and achieve Financial Independence in their lives. Podcasts: http://ukfipod.space/005-2/ https://thehumblepenny.com/
The Total Balance blog is the story of a 35 year old well-educated guy, who has decided to quit the rat-race and retire by the age of 50. The blog tracks the progress of reaching his FIRE goal (saving, investing, living). It is a true account of not only the sacrifices that has to be made along the way, but also the rewards that can be reaped by living frugally, and saving for the future.