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 […]