Finding Freedom Week 4: Our Family Trip

Finding Freedom Week 4: Our Family Trip

This week I'm going to do a quick recap of our recent 3 week family trip to France, and discuss several valuable optimization and financial lessons that were highlighted along the way. But first, let's start with the recap. Riberac, France We had an amazing experience traveling with a large part of Mike's extended family [...]

The Walk That Changed Everything

The Walk That Changed Everything

"When and why did you decide to pursue Financial Freedom" This is a question we frequently get asked. But while I've touched on some of our reasons in various posts - I've never written a post about how exactly we started our journey here because it's a question that's simultaneously easy and hard for me to [...]

An Exercise In Dreaming (That Creates Actual Change)

An Exercise In Dreaming (That Creates Actual Change)

I would not exactly categorize myself as a dreamer. I have never been one to get lost in the clouds, entertain myself with wild visions of grandeur, or contemplate what I might do if I win the lotto max. Maybe it’s the way I’m hardwired, but I find such activities to be an utter and [...]

Be Your Own Strata (HOA)

Be Your Own Strata (HOA)

If you've ever lived in a property run by a strata corporation (or HOA, same thing) you know that they can be, well......annoying. Very very annoying. I have a hard time asking someone else permission to make trivial changes to my own property. I get the whole concept of wanting everything to look similar and [...]