The FIRE Insights Blogger Survey #2

The FIRE Insights Blogger Survey Welcome to the second ever FIRE Insights Blogger Survey! Last month’s survey was really fun to put together and got a great response from those who participated and others who didn’t. The goal of the survey is to measure interest/blogger sentiment in various asset classes over time, highlight great content,… Continue reading The FIRE Insights Blogger Survey #2

It’s time to start “requalifying” for your job each year

I was listening to the Tim Ferriss Show awhile back and on this episode, his guest was Harley Finkelstein, the President of Shopify. At some point during the interview, the idea of requalifying for your job each and every year came up. At Shopify, “particularly on the leadership team, [everyone] has to requalify for their… Continue reading It’s time to start “requalifying” for your job each year

Celebrating 1 year of early retirement

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Today, I am officially celebrating my 1 year anniversary of leaving my CEO gig to retire early!!! I honestly cannot believe that it has been a year since I left my job and headed out to my mini-retirement. You guys know how the story goes…guy leaves CEO gig to take a 6 month mini-retirement. He… Continue reading Celebrating 1 year of early retirement

Career choice doesn’t matter: anyone can become a millionaire

It doesn’t matter what your career is. You don’t have to be a doctor, lawyer or investment banker to make millions. I am a big fan of ESI Money’s Millionaire Interviews. I read them nearly every week, and overall it is just fun to see the wide variety in which people make millions. Plus, I… Continue reading Career choice doesn’t matter: anyone can become a millionaire

How to take a mini-retirement

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How to plan, save for, and structure a mini-retirement I left my high paying CEO role in June, 2020, and though I had never planned on leaving when I did, circumstances and perhaps fate intervened. Our company was divested from a large multinational corporation to a much smaller multinational startup, and I could not come… Continue reading How to take a mini-retirement