Freelancing is the future – and so is investing

Many things have changed since I finished high school. Some for good. Some for bad. Some for... it's hard to tell yet. For example, my parents used to tell me that if I wanted to be successful, I had to finish high school, then graduate, and if I really wanted to become the best I … Continue reading Freelancing is the future – and so is investing

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Following smart people

There are a few things we learn from our parents while growing up. One thing my parents were preaching to me (which I really wouldn't follow) was to stay close with smart people. Even better: People who would be smarter than me. That's a great advise. But one needs to be ready to truly understand … Continue reading Following smart people

6 things you shouldn’t say when complaining in a hotel or resort

All right, today something not related to financial freedom. Let me share with you today something from my place of work. As some of my readers know, I am a hotel manager and thus regularly confronted with guest feedback. Most of the time it's great, but occasionally it happens that I receive some unpleasant comments. … Continue reading 6 things you shouldn’t say when complaining in a hotel or resort

The puzzle is not too complex

Reaching financial independence is best looked at as a game, a puzzle. There are all these little pieces everywhere, and your job is to get them into the right place. Only then the picture will be completed, and you can rest assured that your odds for a safe and free life have reached a comfortable … Continue reading The puzzle is not too complex

What FIRE really means

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

What to do all day – when you retire early?

One of the big and probably most important questions one should spend some time on, is to think about your plans, goals and ideas for the day after your last day at work. This is not only true for people who plan to retire early, but also for everyone else. If you work until your … Continue reading What to do all day – when you retire early?