Thanks for your concern Suze, but the FIRE movement is fine

Thanks for your concern Suze, but the FIRE movement is fine

Seven years have passed since Pete Adeney alias Mr. Money Mustache started his blog and Mustachianism was born. He was not the one who started the FIRE movement itself but definitely brought the idea to more people than anyone before. The roots of the concept of FIRE are older than many of us imagine. It is not a new invention, but only the recent years brought higher popularity and broader media coverage. Like all other great movements, it also had…

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Wake me up when September ends

Wake me up when September ends

Time is running fast. Summer is gone. Six weeks passed since my last post and (despite some folks thought so) I haven’t thrown in the towel yet. While I am back in business still not rolling at full speed. It is not that simple after such a long blogging hiatus but I felt it right to write a quick heads-up post as the first step of getting back on track. Blogiversary If that “World’s Worst Blogger” contest would be real,…

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Staring into the FIRE

Staring into the FIRE

Back in the time I already wrote about my thoughts on the fear of getting bored in retirement. I did not change my views but as keep seeing posts popping up about the topic I had a think what I would do after reaching FIRE. Of course besides the travel the world and spend most of my time with family general ideas. So here is it, check out my non-complete list of ideas for having fun in retirement. Art Anyone…

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Saving money on vacation with family and friends

Saving money on vacation with family and friends

Can you believe that it is already August? Time seems running fast these days and while the weather is crazy this year, it is summer at its fullest. You know that from people periodically disappearing for a couple of weeks and they return happier and tanner than before. Also, there are posts all over the internet popping up everywhere about perfect backpacking methods, must have camping appliances, and vacation saving tips. As I was thinking about what wisdom can I…

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Participating in the Random Questions series

Participating in the Random Questions series

In my Coders Of Finance series I am the one who knocks asks questions, but interestingly there are occasions when others are curious about my answers to some of their questions. At first, these came only in form of spam comments and emails asking if I am interested in some Ponzi schemes, free viagra samples or services I definitely don’t need. Then my first legit indulgement into the interviewing world happened by taking the BoaS Question Series over at BudgetOnAStick.com (beware,…

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Can your ideal FIREplace be in Europe?

Can your ideal FIREplace be in Europe?

First of all, by FIREplace I meant the place where you retire to. I bet your instinctive answer to this question would be a huge YES. Also, probably you are already envisioning yourself enjoying the sun on a sandy beach in Spain, France or Italy. Or maybe you prefer indulging into the great fun what a capital city like London could offer? Or even would you just spend your time wandering around in the Alps in Switzerland or Germany? Riding a…

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Coders of Finance – Ms ZiYou

Coders of Finance – Ms ZiYou

Welcome back geeky FIRE seekers. At the end of an earlier episode, I promised you that in two weeks I will present you the first interview with a female coder-blogger. That mission failed back then but I am happy that finally, I am able to fulfill my promise. Today I brought you a fellow European, a very talented young feminist whose writings brought me multiple epiphanies so far despite I only follow her blog for a couple of weeks. Our communication started with…

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Living debt free is a habit not a choice

Living debt free is a habit not a choice

Hello everyone. As you could be noticed I have shared some guest post about various topics like prepping or the new land of opportunity. I have no intentions to turn this blog into the go-to place when you have to look for general financial wisdom, there are loads of other blogs which fulfill this mission much better than mine so I try to keep this (my) corner of the internet a funny place where geeky finance nerds can hang out…

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Coders Of Finance – WhatLifeCouldBe

Coders Of Finance – WhatLifeCouldBe

Welcome back geeky FIRE seekers. Today I brought you the story of my newest (ex)coder-blogger friend all the way from the heart of Europe. Shame on me, I only found out about the existence of their great blog, WhatLifeCouldBe.eu  a couple of weeks ago but digging through it is in progress. It turned out that they are very close to us both in terms of family situations and geographical distance. Enjoy! Introduction Tell us about yourself! Heya. I’m Rob. We’re a…

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America is No Longer The Land of Opportunity

America is No Longer The Land of Opportunity

Today I am happy to share you the second guest post on this blog. To be honest I asked my friend, MSF a couple of months ago if he wants to write the first guest post for my site but back then he was busy enjoying a sneaky blogging break and pretending that he is dead after a scary post about his health. For over a month he was in the state of Schröedinger’s cat for us but fortunately, it…

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