When you’re financially independent (FI) and your time is your own, that’s living the FI-Life. Although I’m not there yet, I’m working on it and I can’t wait to get there!
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I’m A Car Guy
I love cars.
I got my first car when I was 15 years old. It was a 1972 Dodge Demon; Hemi Orange. I got my driver license on my sixteenth birthday – it’s all I wanted. I was a car salesmen when my wife and I got married nearly eighteen years ago.
I’ve had an epiphany of sorts: FIRE is Freedom.
Rather than a flash of inspiration, or a sudden strike of brilliance, this has been more like a light bulb dimmer switch slowly being pushed up, gradually providing more and more illumination.
I’ve come to realize that my drive reach financial independence and retire early isn’t really about financial independence at all. It’s really about personal independence; FIRE is Freedom. [Read more…] about FIRE is Freedom: Personal Independence Through Financial Independence
Before I begin, let me apologize to my non-American readers. This Cyclelogical post uses statistics and numbers that are US-based. That said, don’t let that take away from the overall message of this post which is this: riding a bike is good for you in almost every conceivable way.
I’ve been with my current employer for nearly five years now. Throughout that time I’ve held a few different positions, worked on various teams, and had a handful of different managers, but something I learned during my very first week on the job has stuck with me the entire time. I call it the ‘3 Solutions’ rule and I believe it can help all of us reach financial independence.
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