Author Archives: Kevin

FIRE.075 Fully F* It Job Change

I was talking with some ChooseFI friends at our meeting/meetup after an excellent presentation on targeting your Super Powers and trying to push the other life tasks to the side.  I shared how I did an unofficial Job Design change. I worked at a mega corp for 18 years.  It was great.  The worst part …Read More

FIRE.074 Sale Away Cruise Deals ?

We finally decided to take a last minute cruise since we have an awesome schetchle. We’ve always heard of the specials to fill the rooms at last minute, or even the last month or so before departing.  Cuba sounded like a great place to visit—one of those better-do-it-now kind of places. I noticed there were …Read More

FIRE.073 Takeaways from my life to date

This was an article I wrote for www.Fiology.com Our story seems quite different than most, but anyone can use pieces of my life examples to better yourself, including my mistakes. Lessons:  My story to LifeInFIRE started as a (lucky) middle-class 12 years-old when I was taught how to save and how bonds/high-interest rates worked.  That …Read More

FIRE.072 Goodwill-Good Stuff, Goodness

This is an update to last year’s post. I went to Goodwill on Thursday, Jan 3rd, 2019 because I was passing by after the gym.  THE GOODWILL RACKS WERE PACKED!!!  I could not believe all of the items on the racks and shelves.  It was like hundreds of homes had cleaned out their over-consumption stuff …Read More

FIRE.071 WE-Day (WE-dnes-DAYs)

We decided to lock in a day of the week to make sure we do something cool together.  Maybe we’ll do something new, something totally out of the ordinary, maybe something far away, or maybe something small and normal-ish but still together. Even with so much available time in our LifeInFIRE we still find we …Read More

FIRE.070 Honey merry Xmas debt keys

I am so sick of seeing commercials of shiny new SUVs with Christmas bows in the driveway and a happy couple (+2kids) frolicking in the 1” of artificial snow. Economics I understand the money making (selling) machines of corporate America are behind this and our economy thrives from purchases, and nobody is going to pay …Read More