David recognizes that in some ways, his pre-FI life was easier.
Katrin has a nagging feeling now that she FIREd. Somehow a luxury problem, but she wants to share it, to show that it’s not all unicorns and roses once you retire early.
Social Independence and the Downside Risk of Keeping up with the Moustachians! by Financial Independence Ireland
A thought-provoking article on the importance of investing in your social life and how this is often neglected in the pursuit of investing in FI.
Podcast: The Advantages of Early Retirement in Portugal | Max | by @FI Europe | Second part of the interview with Max, a Brit who has retired early in Portugal. He explains why Portugal is ideal for early retirement, and talks about his experiences in this country, including tax, weather, language and life expenses. You can read the transcript and show notes here. Podcast created by financial-independence.eu
Most of us are somewhere on our way to Financial Independence and Early Retirement. And some have already reached this goal, they stopped working in 9-to-5 jobs. No wonder that bloggers who retired early receive a lot of interest in our community. Erith is one of these early retirees, she quit her job at age 56. That was already some years ago – time for her to look back on what she has done with all of her free time.…
It’s been a little quiet here on FIREhub.eu in the last days as the complete FIREhub core team and some of the curators have been in Budapest at FIWE (Financial Independence Week Europe). So, a little later than usual we present here the blog post that received the most interest last month. It had the provocative title “FUCK the 4 % rule – My Detailed Plan For How I Will Become Financial Independent In Only 5 Years!” and received a…
Erith from Cracking Retirement takes exception to the people who say that once we reach FI we should stop doing anything that makes money. She argues that being FI gives people the freedom to choose what they do and what they do should be their own choice.