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!
The holiday stress is real! No matter how much thought I put in being mindful about celebrating Christmas and the new year, and how much I plan to have done things in advance and not rush, the week before the holidays always brings a lot of stress for me. As such, I decided that this… Continue reading Gifting myself a break
One of the main reasons I maintain this blog is to make sure I explore and document all my attempts to continue enjoying the journey on our path towards financial independence. I do not want to dedicate those years to solely focus on finding happiness once we would be able to quit our jobs, I… Continue reading Questions to focus on enjoying the journey to Financial Independence
For the first time, I talked openly with close friends about our plans to retire in our mid-thirties. I did highlight caveats and defined it as the fact that we are saving enough to technically create our own “retirement fund“ allowing us to be free to do whatever we want to do. I explained that… Continue reading Talking openly about my Financial Independence Plan
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