Tag: Saving


Two labrador puppies playing tug-of-war with rope

I recently wrote about how I’ve gotten better at adapting to my circumstances and found a degree of work-life balance. But, the flip side of that is that it’s hard to know exactly when to leave my job and move onto the next chapter of my life. In the absence of a sudden, precipitating cause …

Hello FIRE, My Old Friend

A group of people roasting marshmallows around a campfire

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.