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In 2012, I discovered Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE). Gosh, it totally changed the way I looked at personal finance, investing and retirement! I could hardly contain my excitement when I...
I was 30 and very unaccomplished. My life felt lacking in direction and I grappled with self-doubt. Every day, insecurities and questions about my choices would flood my mind and I was going nuts.
Soon the inevitable happened. We were almost out of cash and if things didn’t turn around soon, we would not be able to make rent in two months. We had to think of something fast.
You see, I was never really sold on the conventional wisdom that success = study hard and get a ‘good’ job. It just sounded (still does) so uninspiring to me and I wish parents would stop saying...