Monthly Archives: February 2021

FIRE.121 Mojo Phase

BOOM— like you’re shot out of a cannon—you’re flying, off into your retirement.  After the initial shock (think retirement party confetti/smoke) you realize you’re flying above the ground, arms flailing, no safety net, you are all on your own.  That’s SCARY…at first. That was a strange analogy that jumped from my keyboard, I have no …Read More

FIRE.120 Income Satisfaction Fallacy?

Why do we keep hearing that life satisfaction perception levels off at $75k of income? What is the core? Is that research statement related to spending all of your take-home pay?  Are they really saying that having a salary higher than 75k only delivers incremental satisfaction? I wonder if that amount is a target for …Read More