What type of emotions come up when you think about your finances? Money might seem like a pretty straightforward mathematical thing, yet money is such an emotional subject. In fact, money is the number one cause of stress for most Canadians, especially so after over a year of living in crisis mode. If you’ve experienced… Continue reading A Positive Approach to Your Finances
Back in the Fall of 2020, I made the decision that I would be taking a sabbatical to test out Coast FI starting at the end of January 2021. The plan is to try out my ideal FI schedule now, which includes 10 to 20 hours of passion work, even though we have not reached… Continue reading First Month of my Sabbatical to test Coast FI
I’ve got some big news. As those on my newsletter found out last week, I will be taking a 1 year sabbatical to test Coast FI. After a rough September of juggling working full-time in my day job, uncertainty with our oldest’s school with the pandemic, a strike in our youngest’s daycare system and various… Continue reading Taking a Sabbatical to test Coast FI
Let me interrupt the regular schedule on this blog for a very special congratulations to my friend Purple from A Purple Life on her last day of work! This impressive lady has accumulated over 500K in networth in just about 9 years and took the courageous move of quitting her job and declaring herself FIREd… Continue reading Congrats Purple who reached FIRE at 30!
I’ve often written about how I try to make the best of the journey to financial independence by integrating my core values and related activities in my present. While all of this sounds lovely and wise, in practice it can get really challenging and even more so when it comes to planning the transition to… Continue reading The Challenge of Planning the Transition to FI