Tag: Financially Independent

Otium Goals: Investor Policy Statement

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic and market volatility has upended life as we know it and has motivated me to take stock of our current situation and plans during these uncertain times, which led to creating this Investor Policy Statement (IPS). ...

Otium in the Time of COVID-19: Initial Lessons and Observations

It's been nearly a month since my company proactively mandated that employees work from home. All businesses in my area, except for grocery stores and other essential places, have been shut down.

I'm still getting used to this new normal. But, this unexpected change has given me a new perspective...

Hello FIRE, My Old Friend

I first heard about the term FIRE, in reference to the Financially Independent, Retiring Early (or Financial Independence, Retire Early) community, about one year ago. Discovering that community was like finding long-lost family that I hadn't known existed. ...