Spending More Time With Loved Ones

Early FI is all about spending more time with loved ones. At least, for a lot of people (such as myself), that’s a prime motivator that we keep in the back of our mind that helps us get through the grind of a workday/workweek/workyear. Of course, it’s one of those things that’s easier said than done, because to actually

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Early FI Housing Decision: Big House or Big City?

When it comes to planning for early FI, a most important decision that we will have to address is what to do with the ol’ housing situation: Big house or big city?

Sure, the above question is attempting to paint things with a broad brush. Most likely, though, at one end of the spectrum you’ll have the

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Happy New Year 2020!

Happy New Year 2020!

As we enter a fresh new decade, I think the beginning of the year is both a fantastic time for some reflection, and even more importantly, the opportunity for us to

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Plan Your Future Early

One of my primary goals on this blog (especially moving forward from here) will be to share a lot of the insights that I’ve learned over the years. As someone who has been a part of and experienced a number of market cycles, I feel like I’ve observed a lot of things over the last decade or so.

With that said, one thing that I certainly don’t regret now (and probably no one else ever does) was being cognizant of my

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Less is More

If money was no object, it really wouldn’t matter too much if someone aspired to have all the nice things and trappings in the world; the sky’s the limit and anything is possible! However, outside of the top 1% or 0.1% of people on the planet, for most regular folks out there, we gotta

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The Quest for Early FI (And Happiness… Don’t Forget)

Recently, I got a chance to sync up and re-connect with a good buddy of mine, a guy I’ve known since way back in the day, when I was still picking fruit at the ol Fruit Company located in Cupertino. Suffice it to say, a lot of things have changed since our first encounter, but no different

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