I’m a Dutch guy in my mid-thirties using the alias Mr. Robot. I live together with my wife and small kid in a nice house in the southern part of The Netherlands. By day I’m active in the IT-industry by evening/night I’m aspiring to be a finance ninja with a goal of full early retirement at 55.
Engineer My Freedom is a blog about a European man’s journey to financial independence following a dividend growth strategy. This blog will also detail other tips and tricks that I pick up on my way to FIRE.
You can listen to Derek’s interview on the Financial Independence Europe Podcast here.
Ever wanted to live a financially free family life? Debt-Free Family aims to help you become just that, debt free and living a financially free life. How did we do it? We saved money where we could, we made extra money where we could and now live a debt-free life. We love helping our readers to do the same.
Writing about our journey from teenage mum on benefits to retiring at 50ish. On my blog I share my experiences managing the family finances and mistakes I have made which include staying in the same job for 30 years and sticking with cash for too long. Despite not earning big salaries we are on target to FIRE after 12 years. Join us as we get ever closer.
As a mom, I want to have time for my family. I don’t want to be working full-time for somebody else. I don’t want to be disorganised. I don’t want to be unhealthy. This blog will provide you with all the information you need to live a better balanced life. The money making and saving ideas have been thoroughly tested and actually work and I will help you to get organised, get healthy and live the simple life you crave. Balancing time and life these days can be really difficult. Over 16 years ago I gave up my job to pursue a life of financial independence, allowing me more time with my family. On Time and Pence I share ideas on real, tried and tested money making ideas, money saving, getting organised and family health. Everything you need to live a balanced life and spend time doing the things you want to do.
Please join me on my journey to financial freedom and living the good life on a budget. I’m here to show you that it can be done, whatever the budget, and that you’ll be much happier with a more simple life – we can inspire each other!
A self-employed single mom trying to combine the different domains in her life; not always successfully, but with steady growth towards financial freedom. | Zelfstandig werkende alleenstaande moeder die de verschillende domeinen in haar leven probeert te combineren; niet altijd even succesvol, maar toch met een gestage groei naar financiële vrijheid.
After reaching financial independence at 33, Sebastien shares his journey and experience to help and inspire others. He runs the Financial Independence community in Belgium where he helps people to take control of their finances so that they can live more and give more. Sebastien specializes in index ETF investing, financial independence planning and #FIforImpact.