Whenever we take time off from work I like to think that we are practicing our FI life. What is our ideal lifestyle if work becomes optional for us? What is the right balance of activities that makes everyone in the family happiest and feeling fulfilled? I know I’m not the only one doing this… Continue reading Practicing our FI Life
When the pandemic started, I initially thought that we would be like frogs in a boiling pot. Slowly getting used to this crisis and finding a new normal, not perceiving the danger of slowly getting cooked. Looking back 4 months later, I’m not sure if I was right or not. I still feel like there… Continue reading Trying to Cope through a Pandemic
Half of 2020 (and more) has already gone by, and while it may have felt like a decade at times, I’m still having trouble grasping that we are almost in July now. It has been wild and strange. Yet, on the blog it’s been really quiet, except for the ModestMillionaires is 3 Years Old! post. … Continue reading Lowering the Scope
I’m so excited that my little blog is turning 3 years old today! If I would have known how much goodness documenting our journey towards financial independence would bring to my life I would have started it years before. 2019 on the blog: This was, by far, my most consistent year of writing. In 2017… Continue reading ModestMillionaires is 3 Years Old!
I received the news this week that a big change was imminent in my work organization: my current manager will be moving to another role. I’m normally not that worried about changes happening at work yet this one is different. During these last few years on our journey to reach financial independence, I’ve been focusing… Continue reading Changes Ahead at Work