A couple weeks ago I met with the Phoenix ChooseFI Local group and it was one of the most amazing meetings ever. Gathered around a large table were over a dozen people who are taking control of their financial lives. Some are starting this as a new level goal while others are expanding their financial …Read More
…cars today versus 50 years ago…us 50 years from now…? My wife and I were thinking about how things change. Small changes over time add up to huge differences from point A to point B. We thought about her ’69 mustang and how it’s almost 50 years old…
…she joked that she had a 401k that “crashed” so she got mad and pulled all the remaining money out of her 401k to buy her new car, thus “protecting her money.”
Nightmare math (estimate):
Well…Money people constantly talk about “the number.” It’s your retirement number, the target you’re shooting for, the goal, the goal-to-end-all-goals. I have some thoughts about this super magical number—or more specifically—your goal(s). When I was 25 I thought about an early retirement around age 55. I thought how reaching a million dollars would surely enable …Read More
So many people write about being in FIRE/FIREd. Many others document their journey leading up to FI/FIRE. I’m quite sure one “FIREd” person + with one working person is very different from a fully FIRED household. I’m not diminishing the FI portion of those blogger’s lives..
Today is a Federal holiday celebrating “European expansion” as well as a local holiday celebrating local inhabitants. If you really think about these honoring events, you are sure to be proud. While one of the above celebrates a “new” act and one celebrates the “historical,” I realized only a very few (federal & bank employees?) …Read More