Category: FI

FI and a Purpose-Driven Life: A Series

Today I read a thought provoking article, “13 questions that will change your life” which recommended thirteen different questions that you should be asking yourself if your life has gone off-track in some way. Earlier this year, as I started to question my current…

Question #1: How do People see me differently than I see myself?

Like many people, I worry way to much about what people think about me. I have an internal passion and zest for life that seems to come alive when I am around other people. I love to let that shine through. It hasn’t always…

The Freedom of a FI Life

FI or Financial Independence. A way of living frugally that can lead to a life of true independence and freedom. This was instantly intriguing to me. Who wouldn’t want to have the ability to sit on a beach all day somewhere with a cold…

FI vs Healthy Living

I woke up late. Watched the news and drank a cup of coffee. Then scrambled to shower, dress, let the dog out, make my second cup of coffee and lunch. I got on the road and then glanced at the dash to see the…

A Balance Act

“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.” – Colin Powell A leaders job is definitely challenging and a little frustrating at times. A good leader is looking out for…

The True Meaning about FI

I am on a journey to Financial Independence. At the end of last year, I implemented a “no-frills” spending plan and increased my savings rate from 25% to 50%. After a few months, I started to have some serious doubts. And to be honest,…

Having fun with FI

I live in central Florida. The home of Mickey Mouse and all his friends. One of the biggest vacation spots in the US. As a fan of all things Disney and Universal, it’s been a blast having the season pass holder ticket and having…