A little less than a year ago, I did a crazy thing. I bought a ticket to go to FinCon19 without any idea if I could or would attend. You see, I had just recently started interacting with the personal finance community on twitter and FinCon18 was going down and seemed amazing. I watched on… Continue reading My First FinCon Experience : Thoughts and Emotions, So Many Emotions!
It’s the third time I’ve checked the spreadsheet today, tweaking a few numbers here and there, but nope, not much of a difference on our timeline towards our financial independence. This usually hits during a more boring workday, or when I’m stuck in procrastination mode. Thankfully, with time, I’ve gotten much better at noticing and… Continue reading Accepting the Boring Parts of the Financial Independence Journey
Anxiety about money should be pretty low at the point where we are on our journey, however both Mr. Mod and I encounter it in different circumstances. The amazing Kara owner of Bravely Go and co-host of the wonderful Fairer Cents podcast has a great description of financial anxiety in her article entitled : I’m… Continue reading Money Anxiety Ladder
In July 2018, I sat down with my manager to make a request that was rather rare in my organisation, I wanted to become a full time remote employee. I’d already been teleworking once or twice per week for the last 4 years or so, however a few different changes had made me long for… Continue reading How I Negotiated a Working from Home Position
As a Kickstarter perk, I got to watch the debut of the Playing with FIRE documentary. I actually watched it twice to really get my thoughts sorted on how it made me feel. Indeed, this is a movement I love dearly and I am happy that a more mainstream way of presenting it will become… Continue reading Playing with FIRE + International Financial Independence Awareness Day