Food for thought over at CashFlowCop.
Reddit Story – “Today I fucked Up. My regrets as a 46 year old, and advice to others at a crossroad” by Stockles
Stockles shares a story he found on Reddit that is a huge wakeup call and reminder that we need to live our lives now.
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.…
The CashflowCop feels guilty about earning and having so much money. He explains why and what he’ll do to keeping it real on his way to FIRE.
Which blog post featured here on FIREhub received the most interest last month? Well, it had a title beginning with “get rich”, this promise is always an eye catcher. It also mentions a private jet, a Lamborghini and a bottle of Moet et Chandon. However, the blog post then talks of the “wooden leg” syndrome, to stop making excuses and start taking responsibility for our own situation. It then dives deeper by citing a passage of a psychology book published…
Female guest poster Sam makes a connection between financial independence and digital minimalism, silence, boredom and a non-religious Shabbat.