The 7pm challenge

Working on a side hustle while maintaining a high standard in my 9to5 has become extremely difficult. Recently my wife has asked me to try and be home earlier. I tend to get home a bit late,

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

On my way to work today, I was imagining what it would be like to go through an interview once again in my life. I haven’t seriously interviewed for a job in the past 8 years, since

The human beings behind your coworkers

As I navigate through corporate bullshit, I’m always interested at knowing what other people in the office think about their job, and life in general. It’s very difficult to get an idea of what people really think

My status in August 2016: 83% there

Many bloggers on the personal finance blogosphere like to share their wealth and their target. I’m not inclined to share my wealth publicly here, so instead of absolute numbers I’ll go with a percentage of my target.

Disrupted (a review)

Following the advice of fellow blogger LivingAFI, I recently read “Disrupted: My misadventure in the start-up bubble” by Dan Lyons. The book is pretty popular so I had to wait for a while (7 weeks) for it

Curve balls and stuff

I haven’t posted an update here in more than 2 weeks, and I’m sure the 3 of you who follow this blog religiously started to wonder if I had given up on my Financial independence dreams. In

A race against insanity

I think it’s time I faced the truth: I’ve been in a bad mood for a while, and I think my goal to reach financial independence is one of the major causes of my trouble. I’d love

It has EVERYTHING to do with your daily latte!

One of the most fought battles in the personal finance blogosphere is unofficially known as the “latte factor”, based on the idea that if instead of buying a $5 Latte a Starbucks every day, you’d instead invest

Yes, Amazon Prime can also be a tool to your Financial Independence

disclaimer: The article below contains affiliate links to Amazon. If you purchase through these links, you don’t pay anything extra but I get a small commission. Independently, the recommendation below is genuine, and I have been a

Meet Gruk, the first early retiree ever

A good friend of mine who’s into science let me borrow his car last week. It was a Delorean that he tweaked to travel back in time, which I guess is pretty cool. So, I faced a