Today is the 12th of May, which means that today is the last day of the 19th week of this year. This, in turn, means that we have only 33 weeks left until it's New Year's Eve again. Time is short. I have fulfilled one of my targets for 2019 and took a break in-between … Continue reading Thinking about inflation
I don't know about you, but when I was significantly younger, a year felt like a very long time. Christmas was always so far away, the time to my next birthday always seemed to never pass and my parents always looked the same. They didn't seem to get older. Today, at the age of 38, … Continue reading Counting Weeks
I strongly believe that the majority of people who don't invest their money, most probably also don't understand our economic and monetary system. There is otherwise no other valid explanation or reason, why any sane person earning enough to build up savings would not routinely and diligently contribute at least a small part of their … Continue reading Why everybody should invest
As you most probably know by now, time is our most precious resource. You can be filthy rich, and yet, no matter how much money you can spend, the clock keeps ticking and every day that passed is a day that you won't get back. This is why time is the single, most precious asset … Continue reading Time makes all the difference
I feel pretty motivated these days to write about a few more things that are on my mind, and one of these things is something I consider pretty important. My family. Now, we don't know the future. We don't know how things will turn out, and as my anti-FIRE friends like to say: If you … Continue reading Take care of your family
Yes, you read right. The new year started but we don't do the resolution stuff. We start the year with serious targets. Today is the 6th of January, so the 1st week is almost gone. This means that we have roughly another 51 weeks to meet our own, ambitious but still realistic expectations on 2019. … Continue reading 2019 – Drop the resolutions!
Retiring Early and being financially independent may be a dream for many. But before you put too much romance into that thought, let me tell you something: It becomes a dream once it happens. But before that, it can get really tough. Savings target My plan is to retire with 45. That's 6,5 years from … Continue reading What FIRE really means