Category Archives: FIRE

FIRE.067 No Pants Post

Let’s be clear, when you have FU money you don’t have to wear pants, or socks for that matter!  The power of FI can allow you to set some of your own rules, within reason of course. I am lucky that I can almost always wear sandals/Sanuks.  I have Sanuks that look like shoes, but …Read More

FIRE.066 Yola’s Loving Energy (sad)

My little dog Yola has been a HUGE part of our lives for almost 13 years.  Being FIREd—as well as working from home for about 6 years before FIRE—we spent all day, most days with our little Yola.  She’s the sweetest, loving, most trusting dog and companion anyone could ever wish to spend life with. …Read More

FIRE.065 What if the FIRE goes out?

I was wondering, at what point of an “oh-shit” disaster could/would cause me to go back to full-time work?  Is there a part-time-work crisis level?  What about the “I found some cool working opportunity that I like” to do instead of owning ALL of my time? Let’s back up before this moment of FIRE extinguishing.  …Read More

FIRE.062 CampFI…Mind Blown

72 hours of amazing! Last weekend I joined 60+ AMAZING people for a weekend of…well, when I really think about it, was a weekend that’s almost indescribable. It was a group of people “taking control of their financial lives in order to build an amazing future.” It was a group of people who have vastly …Read More

FIRE.061 Super Frugal – Upper Frugal

I know in so many ways I am frugal, but reading about vacation homes and muscle cars seems to distort the frugal picture.  I then started thinking about people who are super frugal and live a VERY low cost of living. Then I wondered if there was an upper-Frugal, a super-frugal.