Welcome to building the lifeboat. But before we get there, its time to start with a bit of a paradox. And that is that while I have a roadmap, this step may not be in exctly the right place for you and your journey. Let me explain….Continue reading
“You only have so many hours in a day, let others make the money for you!” Nick Haase
Yes! At last! Something interesting, well more interesting. This is the first step that MAKES us money, rather than just organizes or spends money. And I am happy. Because I like money. Not in a weird obsessive way that it runs my life or creepy Scrooge McDuck swimming in my stash way, but in an “I don’t want to live in a cardboard box and I like to be able to travel, buy some shit, and pay bills” kind of way. The good way. The way that money is used to make positive steps forward.
“There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?” Woody Allen
Woody was right. Insurance bores me more than budgets. But it is SO important to some people. It’s not just a solid foundation, its the rock the foundations are built on. Cock this up and you could end up in a HUGE mess.Continue reading
“Debt is like any other trap, easy enough to get into, but hard enough to get out of.” – Henry Wheeler Shaw
Debt sucks. Like REALLY sucks. It sucks the life and soul out of you. It’s painful. It makes life easier for a while, but when you end up trying to deal with it, it horrible. But the worst thing you can do is ignore it. So once you have your budget sorted, the next thing we need to do is make sure we are looking at debt and starting the get rid of it.Continue reading
Drew Ed 17/04/2020
People love a label, an identity, a group or a gang. We are pack animals, evolved from tribes but messed up by modern urbanisation and lifestyles. But take a look at identity politics and see how much we still want/use/focus on it. FI:RE has rapidly become one of those things.
FI:RE breaks in to two parts – the FI and the RE.Continue reading