Financial Minimalist is dedicated to those on the path to FI (Financial Independence).
Given a choice, people will pursue hobbies over a stressful job that isn’t providing them happiness. The problem is that too few see this as an attainable goal despite the sources proving it is. While I have not attained FI, I am working towards it. This blog will serve as a platform to share my thoughts for those of us on the path. Hopefully, it will become a source of knowledge and inspiration.
WHAT FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE MEANS TO ME:
FI is all about having options. It means we can be okay if we unexpectedly lose a job, or leave a job we are unhappy at. We can pursue a passion regardless of whether or not it brings in income. This is freedom. jlcollinsnh does a good job of summing it up…
Read more in my introductory post, “Welcome to Financial Minimalist.”
A LITTLE ABOUT ME:
I am 26, debt free, and a veteran of the Armed Forces. After spending four years in the Army I now go to school for Finance. Traveling and adventure sports (climbing, backpacking, snowboarding, etc.) are a big part of why I moved to Colorado and help fuel my desire for FI.