Admit to yourself that it is overwhelming and refer back to “The Manual” In today’s episode, we will speak to my good friends Dragon Gal and Dragon Guy from the Dragons on FIRE. We recorded an episode 2 years ago (time flies!) as Dragon Guy was about to retire early from his career while Dragon … More Coping With Financial Stress And Mental Health During A Pandemic With The Dragons on FIRE
Another Way to Reach Financial Independence. In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Mathias from The Financial Independence Europe Podcast. I am a regular listener to his podcast and if you live in Europe, I highly recommend it to you as well. He was recently featured in a documentary on Financial Independence on … More Can You Really Reach Financial Independence in Europe? with Mathias
“Anybody can achieve early retirement, not everybody will” In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Chris Mamula from Can I Retire Yet?. Chris is a physical therapist who retired at the young age of 41 (!). Yes, that is indeed about 25 years before the traditional age for retirement but contrary to popular … More The Unconventional Path to Early Retirement with Chris
Buy a Vanguard ETF and Chill? Not exactly In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Jonny from the Youtube channel Millennials with Money. Jonny is a British “pan-European” millennial currently living in Spain. He is a financial professional by day and as a side activity, he is helping millennials with their money through … More Pursuing Financial Independence as a Millennial in Europe with Jonny
How To Quit Your Job and Travel The World In today’s episode, we will speak to my new friend Mr. Nomad Numbers from the website Nomad Numbers. Mr. Nomad Numbers (French) and his wife Mrs. Nomad Numbers (US) are world travelers who left their corporate jobs in 2018 to pursue their new lifestyle of slow … More An Introduction to Slow Traveling with Mr. Nomad Numbers
Can You Become FI After 40? In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Ben from FI after 40. We connected through Twitter, I read some of his blog posts and listened to some of his podcast episodes and I thought he had a compelling story to tell. Ben discovered the FI (Financial Independence) … More Is It Too Late to Turn Your Financial Life Around in Your 40s? with Ben
Can You Become FI in Belgium? In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Sébastien Aguilar, he is the community builder behind simplyFI.org, Impactivated, and FIREBelgium. Sébastien is our first Belgian guest and he is coming with quite the story: He went from being broke even borrowing money from his younger brother to become … More The Simple Path to Financial Independence with Sébastien
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Doug Nordman (AKA “Nords”) and his daughter Carol Pittner.
Both of them have had military careers as navy officers (Carol is a reservist at the moment) and Doug has been retired since 2002 at age 41! Carol is currently in her late 20s and already rapidly approaching financial independence as well.
We will discuss what it feels like to be retired at a young age, how Doug worked his way towards Financial Independence before the FIRE movement was a thing. We will exchange both interesting and fun anecdotes with Carol on how it was to grow up in a money-savvy environment. Topics will include frugality, Financial Independence, financial literacy throughout childhood, investing in the stocks markets through various recessions,…so all in all a lot of valuable information brought to you in an easy to understand conversation. Even though I do not have kids myself I really like the topic of teaching kids about money, because childhood to me is where your core beliefs and thoughts about money (and other topics) will be shaped. So it all starts from there. … More What early retirement feels like and how to make your kids money savvy with Doug and Carol
We speak to my friend Becky from Twentyfree.co.
We met at Fincon in Washington D.C. earlier this year and it was definitely a fun encounter! Becky is not only young, energetic and driven as you will discover, but she also has great lessons in store for anyone of us in our early 20s, in our mid- to late 30s and even for the “wiser” crowds!
In summary, we will discuss how to land promotions at your job every single year, how Becky intends to apply lifestyle design concepts to switch from her initial FIRE goal to semi-retired/slow FI lifestyle and we also share thoughts on her inspiring article There is no better time than now.
… More How to land a promotion every single year at your job and how to live according to your values through lifestyle design with Becky
In today’s episode we have 2 guests on the show and explore 2 different approaches to reach FI (Financial Independence) : the fast lane with Miss Purple from A Purple Life and the slowFI way with Jessica. Which way is the one for you? … More All roads lead to FI (Financial Independence) with Jessica and Purple