Tag Archives: Do I have enough to retire?

How to quit your job: The Jump

It’s strange I know, but some people have enough to quit, yet continue to work demanding jobs that they don’t like. Some people don’t even realise they are already financially independent because they haven’t heard of the concept and have no idea how much is enough.  Others have heard about FI but are worried. They may read about FI […]

How to quit your job : The Transition

A reader emailed me this question: I would be interested in what you did – just quit and stop working one day? Go part time first? How easy/hard was it to actually do it when you realised you could? The short answer is this: When I think about all the shit I put up with over 22 […]

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The Mexican Fisherman

I thought everyone knew the story of The Mexican Fisherman but apparently this is not the case.   Apologies to those that already know it well, but for everyone else this traditional parable (author unknown) is required reading… An American businessman was standing at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with […]