Route 2 FI Interview series – #1 Wannabe Walden

Reading Time: 14 minutes Welcome to the Route 2 FI interview series. I’m starting this series to get inside the heads of people that inspires me on my way to Financial Independence. Today’s guest is Loui from WannabeWalden. He’s a young FIRE-seeker at age 28. Loui has some really interesting ideas that most people in the FIRE-community don’t want […]

How I plan using 1,25 : 1 leverage to my stock portfolio to reach financial independence faster!

Reading Time: 10 minutes Every month I buy stocks (index funds). Normally I buy stocks for aprox. 2500 – 3000 $ every month. But what if I use leverage to buy some extra stocks every month as well? Would I become faster financial independent then? My portfolio As I write this my index fund portfolio is worth 149.000 $ […]

The 2 Most Important Things Every Investor Should Do When The Market Drops!

Reading Time: 4 minutes The last few weeks have been really good for us investors, but the good times can suddenly turn dark again. You haven’t forgotten about the turbulent December already? Anyway, I do these two things when the markets are harsh! 1. Write down your feelings Make yourself some coffee, sit down at your desk and write about […]

Lesson To Myself part II: Why Minimalism Changed My Life And Saved Me Tons Of Money

Reading Time: 12 minutes Notice: This post will be highly philosophical. Hopefully I can inspire someone. Everybody wants more We’re working so hard, but why? We want more. We want to have a bigger house, a nicer car than our neighbor, the perfect dress. When we finally land that job which pays us 50 k, we soon aim for […]

Lesson To Myself part I: What Would Happen If I Became More Like “The Mexican Fisherman”

Reading Time: 4 minutes The story below about the mexican fisherman is beautiful and really makes you think about the stressful lives we live everyday. The story reminds me as well about myself and my FI journey. It makes me ask questions like: -Why am I grinding so hard for that 9-5 life I don’t love? -Why can’t I […]