Financial Intimacy at Work!

The Life Shuffle Applied to Finances

While Brene applied the principle to life in general and how to acknowledge our vulnerabilities & fears and to reality check, this section also felt relevant to finance. I envision those 10 cards as different pieces of our financial puzzle. And each of those cards represents your expectations around your finances – it’s everything that’s holding your financial puzzle together.

reassessing financial goals

Reassessing Financial Goals in the Wake of COVID-19

Are you a planner? I’m 100% a planner. My vanity may be a mess, but my life is centered around goals and plans. I maintain an amount of flexibility, but for 2020, due to this pandemic we are all facing, there is a whole new level of flexibility required, especially when it comes to financial goals.

house hacking

Finding A Property for House Hacking

Nick and I’s house search started back in November and the key criteria for our first home: the rental income from the property should cover the full mortgage payment.

The Fire Movement Will Be Ignited By a Recession, Not Doused

The New York Times falsely assumes that the FIRE movement will lose steam in a recession. The opposite is true: the FIRE movement will only gain momentum as people realize the false security of their day jobs and the importance of emergency funds and diversified income.

lifestyle inflation

lifestyle Inflation

Lifestyle inflation refers to an increase in spending when an individual’s income goes up. And in some ways, this change in habits is built into our culture. Isn’t that the point of making more money?