Why volunteer? It could become your life’s work—by lifting up a cause you believe in, you might just find the community and purpose we all crave.
From Portugal and Spain for fun and adventure to Peru for medical volunteerism, this is how we spent $8K in our June budget and saved thousands on hotels!
Our travel adventures and summer vacation begin with a trip to Portugal! We’re volunteering (and donating) to Peru—come vote for which nonprofit!
Our biggest financial mistake of the year didn’t arrive until late December but once the dust settles, it’ll likely have cost us some $15K+! Avoid our failure!
If standard personal finance advice is to diversify your investments, might we apply the same reasoning to our most concentrated relationship investment?
FIRE can create a hole in the fortress of your life’s social structure that, left untouched, might be your downfall. The solution? A “social index fund”!
Is FIRE really just a way to escape the challenge and repetition of modern working life? Sure, it frees you from what you hate—but I think there’s more.
Is your pursuit of financial independence defined by “needs” or “wants”? And what’s that have to do with your chances of success and satisfaction afterward?
Surprise! We overspent our budget big time—and share the details! We also review refugee nonprofits as our summer travel goes west!
Wealth vs income—what’s more important for your success? Once you have ”enough” in your pursuit of FIRE, what are the trade offs of losing your high income?