Banker on FIRE invites us all to reflect on what’s really important in our lives and warns us not to put our lives on hold until we reach our magic FI number.
Did you know that there are two different kinds of happiness? And: would your life be any different without your money savings stashed away?
GFF has been rethinking what he wants to make time for in his life. Spoiler alert – it’s not his career!
“We should concern ourselves with that which is under our control, and handle everything else with equanimity.” (Epictetus) Dr FIRE draws lessons from old hellenistic classics to the current stock market, retiring early, minimalism and luck.
What an ancient Greek fable can teach us about our bad habit of checking our stock portfolios too often.
Investing, disputes at work, buying stuff, getting married – the cooling off principle applies to it all. Bonus: the Escape Artist’s Turd In The River Principle. Stoicism applied to the 21st century!
An interesting excersise not only if you want to reach FI. But what is that?! Route2FI cheated!
“As we get richer, each additional unit of money will be less and less valuable to us, until we reach a point where it doesn’t make sense to pursue more.” This prediction by the economical philosopher Keynes was wrong. Here’s why we don’t have 15-hour work weeks.