This random billboard in the US caught my attention 😏
In pictures, here is how I hope my FIRE-future will look like
If your retirement strategy would have withstood the worst ravages of inflation, the Great Depression, and every other financial calamity the US has seen since 1871, then it is likely to withstand whatever might happen between now and the day you no longer have any need for your retirement funds. - firecalc.com FIRE-calc is … Continue reading #ELI5: firecalc for dummies
Borrow, don't buy is my simple philosophy that can get you a long way. Here is a list of things I never buy, but borrow.
These books are often recommended in the FIRE-community. I have not read all of them yet, but I am looking forward to reading them all! Currently I'm crunching through "Never Split The Difference". You can easily find the books for yourself. Just google any book title and add ".pdf" at the end of your search. … Continue reading 5 free FIRE-books
Here is how I fought tooth and nail to get back my 1 euro and 10 cents: Earlier this week I bought hair wax for my SO because here in Germany it is ridiculously cheap compared to Norway (10 times cheaper!). Yes, I do know that real frugal people do not use their money on … Continue reading Baby got back (because I dared)
So I have been listening to a lot of audiobooks lately because I walk a lot. I think it is a great way of multitasking; stimulating your brain and your muscles. Being this "cheap-ass cheapskate" as I am, I have never paid a dime for an audiobook. Yes, you can borrow from the library, but … Continue reading Tiny audiobook hack
This post depicts my average day in Munich, with a little bit help of Queen.
I would highly recommend the Early Retirement Calculator. To the FIRE-veterans this is of course old news, but if you have not tried crunching the numbers before, this calculator would be a good start. It does not matter what currency you use, so no conversion is needed. Also, my SO pointed out that the time it … Continue reading My FIRE numbers
I first heard of FIRE in 2017. I have always been a saver, but now my savings had a goal. I was suddenly reaching for FIRE. Slowly, I started to read books, blogs and reddit posts about this. And it fascinated me. To be able to accumulate money within 10 years, and then live the … Continue reading About Me