Do you live each day with enjoyment? Do the events that unfold throughout the day add to your satisfaction? [please say yes] We have a family member who is getting older and lives each day with enjoyment, excitement, and passion. That is so much of what we all want in our own lives. The hard …Read More
DONE! 25xExpenses saved. You’re ready! Time to truly evaluate the FIRE lifestyle, or Fully Funded Lifestyle change many of us are talking about right? [insert screeching sound] BEFORE jumping headfirst into your new awesome lifestyle, please (re)consider two things: Are you calculating your 401k/IRA’s balance(s) in your 4% withdrawal rate? Are your expenses all-inclusive of …Read More
Over the years—OK, decades—we chose to live a little further below our means and save an extra say 25% of our income. We did not deprive ourselves too much with the these savings. Actually, we weren’t deprived at all.
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
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
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