The Perfect Time To Invest & Why The Market Always Goes Up

Reading Time: 4 minutes Like everyone, I sometimes struggle with waiting for the perfect time. You wait for the perfect time to get married, learn a new skill, quit a bad habit etc. And then after you just do the thing, you always wonder why you waited so long. It’s no different with investing. If you’ve never invested before […]

How I Am Going To Quit My Job And Be Financial Independent In Only 5 Years

Reading Time: 7 minutes Twitter: @Route2FI Why do most people spend decades in careers they don’t like? The norm is to go to school, graduate, take a job, climb the corporate ladder and stay there for 30-40 years. Then you are free to enjoy life when you’re 67 years old. Have you ever wondered if this is the life […]

Route 2 FI Interview Series – #8 – Perpetual Money Machine

Reading Time: 18 minutes Twitter: @Route2FI 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 John from Perpetual Money Machine. John is actually a multi-millionaire already, so this could be a really interesting interview! John has a […]

The BIG Reason To Why I’m Still Chasing Financial Independence

Reading Time: 7 minutes Twitter: @Route2FI I now feel confident that I eventually will reach my FI goal. My net worth is starting to approach $200,000.I’ve made a routine where I consistently save more than 60 % of my income every month.I track my income, expenses and net worth every month.I’ve got a promotion several times. I’ve raised my […]

Do You Want To Reach Financial Independence? These 3 Steps Will Get You There A Lot Faster!

Reading Time: 8 minutes Today I’m happy to introduce the second guest post on this site from my friend Ethan Blagg. Ethan is an entrepreneur, investor, inventor and writes deep meaningful texts that really makes you think. He loves to write about personal self actualization, personal understanding and the advancement of civilization. In this guest post I asked him […]

How “Elements Of Freedom” Will Change Your Route To Financial Independence

Reading Time: 9 minutes Review Of Four Pillar Freedom’s Book “Elements Of Freedom”   “Think of money as a tool you can use to buy your freedom, which will ultimately give you the means to live a rich and meaningful life on your own terms.” By Route 2 FI   About Four Pillar Freedom Zach’s first book “Elements Of […]

When To Walk Away From The Rat Race – How Much Money Is Enough?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Many people struggle with money. We don’t have enough, we don’t earn enough and we can’t pay for the things we want in life. Our first thought must be that the people who struggle with money are those who earn little. But, this is not true. As I explained in this post about hedonic adaption: […]

Financial Independence: The Ability To Go In And Out Of Situations

Reading Time: 5 minutes Today I’m happy to introduce the first guest post on this site with a very special guest: Sam from the norwegian blog Balansere. The blog Balansere is absolutely one of my favorite blogs, and special to me because I really can relate to how she writes. Sam writes deep meaningful posts that really makes you […]

FUCK the 4 % rule – My Detailed Plan For How I Will Become Financial Independent In Only 5 Years!

Reading Time: 8 minutes This post was awarded “Blog Post Of The Month – April 2019” At the moment I got aprox. 160.000 $ USD invested in index funds, while my net worth is aprox. 170.000 $ USD. I declare my self finanicial independent by the time I got 600.000 $ USD in net worth. There is nothing more […]

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 […]

Want To Get Financial Independent Fast? Use Leverage To Your Stock Portfolio!

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 $ […]

Are You An Investor Or A Coward? This Is What Smart People 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 […]

How Minimalism Changed My Life And Saved Me Tons Of Money

Reading Time: 13 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 […]

How These 9 Easy Steps Allows Me To Quit My Job In Only 8 Years

Reading Time: 11 minutes My thoughts about “Your Money Or Your Life” Wow. This book is too good. At first glance, you think that it’s just a book about money. It’s much, much more, though. It’s about money, but it’s also about digging deep and figuring out what it is you want for your life – what your purposes […]

Mindblowing Articles To Make Your Weekend Awesome #3

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this weekly section”Weekend Reads” I will recommend the best articles this week, and which influenced me in some way. -The Adjustable Early Retirement Grid – Four Pillar Freedom: “It’s a simple grid that shows how long it will take you to achieve financial independence.” Really nice work by Zach. This interactive calculator shows how many years […]

Mindblowing Articles To Make Your Weekend Awesome #2

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this weekly section”Weekend Reads” I will recommend some articles that I liked and that influenced me in some way. Why You Shouldn’t Beat Yourself Up for Publishing Bad Content – Splurging on Freedom: “You Have to Start Somewhere. Every great writer started off small. Their writing wasn’t good. But they just started anyway. Go look up […]

Mindblowing Articles To Make Your Weekend Awesome #1

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this weekly section “Weekend Reads” I will recommend some articles that I liked and that influenced me in some way. Work Makes Leisure More Enjoyable (And Vice Versa)– Mr. Free @ 33: “FIRE gives you the opportunity to maximize the potential of both work and leisure. You should be doing what you want, when you want, where you want, why you want, […]

How To Quit Your Job And Live The Life Of Your Dreams

Reading Time: 15 minutes It all starts with a change You’ve thought about it for so many years, but you’ve never done anything about it. The corporate world you hate, the long work hours, the meaningless work routine and of course commutes. Hopefully someone will save you, you think for yourself while sitting in the cubicle. You hope in vain […]