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October 6, 2022 The Incredible Power of Momentum

Financial independence can seem complex, but is easily broken down into simple actions. In this article, I explain how to beat procrastination and take your first steps, building momentum, and how surprisingly powerful it is.

September 26, 2022 Why Our Idea of Sacrifice Is Wrong

Everything we do comes with benefits and drawbacks.  When we ‘sacrifice’ one thing for another, we’re choosing a better set of benefits and drawbacks.  And if that’s the case, then it’s not really sacrifice at all.

August 30, 2022 Your Flex Rate: The Crucial Factor Behind A Successful Early Retirement

I break down the concept of your ‘flex rate’, and how it can help you retire sooner and with greater peace of mind.  This can create years of extra freedom and squash the fear of not having enough money.

May 18, 2022 How to Prosper Despite Higher Inflation

Practical thoughts and ideas for keeping your finances in rock-solid shape as we live through a period of higher inflation.

March 22, 2022 Podcast: Minimalism and Financial Independence

We discuss the huge overlaps between Minimalism and the pursuit of financial independence.  The benefits, the possible drawbacks, and how to put these lessons into practice in our everyday lives.

February 22, 2022 Podcast: FIRE Away! – Listener Questions Roundup #6

This week we answer some great questions sent in by listeners. We discuss starting a business, index prices, super, market crashes + more.

February 8, 2022 Podcast: Are Young People Screwed?

Most commentary implies that the future is bleak, and young people are screwed since there are so many factors working against us.  Is this true?  We unpack the arguments today and share our thoughts.

Personal Habits for Wealth and Happiness
January 11, 2022 Podcast: Personal Habits for Wealth and Happiness

The personal habits and traits we discuss are key to building a happy and prosperous future. They help us reach our goals, but keep our lives balanced and healthy too!

December 14, 2021 Podcast: Is Insurance Worth It?

We discuss different insurance options and discuss whether they’re worth having, strategies for reducing your insurance costs, other ways to protect yourself and more.

November 23, 2021 How to Actually Pull The Plug and Leave Work

Dealing with common fears and anxiety around leaving work, awkward conversations about FIRE, managing debt in retirement and convincing yourself it’s safe to step into freedom.

November 2, 2021 Podcast: Savings with Benefits

We discuss some powerful savings strategies help you sharpen your finances while providing plenty of other life-enhancing benefits too!

Creating A Runway to Retirement
October 5, 2021 Podcast: Creating A Runway to Retirement (Pat’s Transition Plan)

We discuss transitioning from full time work to semi-retirement. Dealing with employers, managing your finances, and how Pat is approaching it as he plans his transition right now.

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