Monthly Archive:: October 2016

The cracks in your Financial Independence plan

For the first time in forever, I have a few hours without a meeting or urgent tasks at work. Instead of catching up on long, important (but not urgent) tasks, I decided to sneak out for a

My Status in October 2016: 83% there

Note: I’m publishing this article a few days after writing it. Since I wrote this article, it seems the USD/JPY pair has staged a minor comeback which has improved the situation slightly. Let’s see if it holds

Just save 60% of your income for 10 years, dude.

I imagine that at some point, very soon, I’ll be financially independent. Realistically, maybe next year or the one after that, unless the Japanese Yen decides to screw me once again. And, at some point, I think