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FIRE.078 Rev Up your Gym visit!

I’m so not normal. The other “morning” I went to the gym.  I usually arrive between 9-11a two days during the week.  At this time I tend to join a large contingent of silver-haired people moving their bodies to get their blood pumping in an attempt to better their lives.  It’s so inspirational.  It’s so …Read More

FIRE.077 FIRE = FREIdom…Freedom

Rearrange the FIRE acronym and you almost get FREE—or a phonetic variation. Not that FIRE costs nothing (free), but rather you gain something—FREEDOM. This example is almost un-relatable to most people…for now. The other day I had to wake up at 6am so I could drive to a morning meeting.  My normal wake time is …Read More

FIRE.076 Remote work change

So hopefully you read about my successful Job Design Change and realize the opportunity you may have to steer your own professional work ship.  Let me present an equally, or more amazing job change I performed.  Three sacred words for many: Work From Home, or two words: Work Remotely. The year was about 2005.  It …Read More

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