If I Were Rich, Where Would I Be?

rich“Oh, dear. Bread and beer. If I were rich, I wouldn’t be here.” My grandma used to singsong this jingle when I was little. I would eagerly ask her where she would be. She was always quick to lock her fingers in mine and return a reminder that we could go wherever I wanted.

Now that I’m older, I’ve started to think on this again. Where would I be? What would I do? How would I answer her question? My greatest wish would be to spend one more day with her. But if I can’t do that, the least I could do is come up with an answer to her question. Continue reading “If I Were Rich, Where Would I Be?”

If I Were Rich, Where Would I Be?

We Aren’t Retiring Early, But We’re Planning Our Next Life

Our Next LifeThis really compelling series first piqued my interest when I read Our Next Life’s blog post about it. The magic started with Think Save Retire. Afterwards, Our Next Life jumped on board, and Northern Expenditure and My Countdown to Freedom all chimed in. All of their answers are incredibly inspiring, carefully planned, and simply great reads.

Then there’s this post.

Here’s the thing: I’m not on the road to FIRE, because I don’t want to be. Let me clarify. Mr. P and I don’t currently have any desire to retire early. But working towards financial independence? Game on. Continue reading “We Aren’t Retiring Early, But We’re Planning Our Next Life”

We Aren’t Retiring Early, But We’re Planning Our Next Life