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When Disaster Strikes During Your FIRE Journey

Well. It happened. The bear market that we’ve been saying was at our doorstep for years is finally here. The pandemic that scientists warned could cripple our society has come. While writing this I am on my fifth day of quarantine and the world outside is starting to feel a bit like a post apocalyptic… Continue reading When Disaster Strikes During Your FIRE Journey

Sabbatical

FIRE Drill: Eight Things I Learned About Myself During My Sabbatical

  Over the past five months I have intentionally taken a sabbatical from full-time work for a test drive of the early retirement lifestyle.  Other than a fabulous 2 month cross-country road trip Mr. Hippie and I took almost 8 years ago, I have never been this unemployed this long. So, after the stars aligned… Continue reading FIRE Drill: Eight Things I Learned About Myself During My Sabbatical