Why We Will Not Retire Early – Language Matters

When you hear the term “financial independence” it is very often teamed up with “retire early” into the increasingly famous “FIRE” acronym. At least in this narrow part of the internet and personal finance blogosphere. The retire early part of the deal was never…

Why Getting A PhD Is A Terrible Idea If You Are On The Path To Financial Independence

Hello from impostor syndrome land! I do not mention it a lot on this blog, but the 4 year contract I keep mentioning as my current job is actually as a PhD student within natural science. In Norway, you are considered an employee as…

Calculating Lean FI Numbers As An Entrepreneur

Traditional financial independence (FI) through saving and investing? Or the more work intensive but potentially quicker route of side hustling and building passive income streams? Why not both! Using myself as an example, I’ll show you how I think when I calculate how much…

Life With IBS – Financial Independence and Disability

How do you manage if your SO has a disability that limits their ability to work traditional jobs? FI to the rescue, yet again!

UK FI Pod – Guest Appearance!

Guest apperance one the UK FI Pod with Ms ZiYou

If you haven’t noticed – there have been some changes to this here blog lately! The biggest one being that we are celebrating our one year online mark with changing hosting from WordPress subscription to a different hosting provider where we’re still running wordpress,…

Saving Money By Hacking Your Motivation

Saving Money By Hacking Your Motivation – How I rewards myself by not spending money.

Financial Mistakes I Made As An International Student

Financial mistakes I made as an international student – and how you can avoid them

Our Perfect Life

Our Perfect Life – Sketching out how I dream our life would be, if everything goes the way we (think we) want it to.

Hacking Ingrained Money Scripts

Hacking Ingrained Money Scripts and breaking free from learned habits.

Self-Insuring for Life With Disabilities

Self-Insuring for Life – Our tactics and reasoning. When you’re different, you have to take care of yourself.