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Life Less Conventional

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Name:
A Life Less Conventional
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Money, Minimalism
Start Year:
2016

Blogger Bio

Location:
New York, New York, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Archivist

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Latest Blog Posts

Welcome back to FIRE Around the Globe, the feature where I showcase a different person on their way to becoming financially independent. You can read all about how I came up with the idea here. Or you can jump right into today’s interview, which comes to us from Ambertree Leaves in Belgium, the land of divine chocolates (speaking from personal experience after being in Bruges recently and eating many, many ...
Posted: Jun 21 2017 @ 1:00 AM
I’ve always been an environmentalist at heart. When I was about 8 or 9 I felt so strongly about environmental issues that I wrote letters to both the Queen and the Prime Minister (John Major at the time) about how worried I was about the ivory and snakeskin trades. I’m not sure if I thought they’d be compelled to do something about the matter after reading 1 little girl’s letter, ...
Posted: Jun 19 2017 @ 1:00 AM
A brand new week, brings a brand new interview from someone pursuing FIRE around the globe! This week, we’re going Down Under and hearing from a fellow FIRE enthusiasts, Adventures with Poopsie. Introduce Yourself We’re an Australian couple, aged 43 and 29, pursuing early retirement and a life of travel. We both work for the government (that’s how we met) and, while we don’t hate our jobs, we want a life of ...
Posted: Jun 14 2017 @ 1:00 AM
Everyone has their own way of organising and managing things and everyone definitely has their own way of planning travel and enjoying time away; even down to the type of trips people prefer to take. Some enjoy cruises, some enjoy backpacking – others enjoy resorts and some are really into all inclusive deals. What all of these trips and travel have in common though, is they need to be planned, booked ...
Posted: Jun 12 2017 @ 1:00 AM
Welcome to the third interview from FIRE Around the Globe! Not only is it the third interview, it’s the third country and third continent covered – Europe and North America have already been featured. This week, we’re transported to Asia, to talk with our fellow FIRE pursuer, Dawn from Singapore! Introduce Yourself Dawn is Singapore’s top female personal finance blogger, who has been featured in the state’s newspapers, radio stations and online ...
Posted: Jun 07 2017 @ 1:00 AM
When we made the decision to go travelling before settling back in the UK permanently, we knew we had to get clever with our packing. It’s been a constantly evolving process to become smarter packers. It’s learned behaviour to pack a lot, I think. Growing up, we both went on family holidays with the car bursting at the seams and suitcases strapped to the roof rack. For our 3 week ...
Posted: Jun 05 2017 @ 3:00 AM
Welcome to the second interview from the FIRE Around the Globe series! You can read the backstory to the series here and last week’s feature from the Netherlands here. But, without further ado, let’s jump into this week’s interview from Canada. Introduce Yourself Hi, we are Mr. and Mrs. Xyz from Our Financial Path. We are young professionals that saw the opportunity to work hard, play hard, and retire early. We both ...
Posted: May 31 2017 @ 7:00 AM
We recently took the plunge and decided to go travelling this summer before settling back permanently in the UK. You can read all about that decision here. Knowing our planned trip was going to put a slight dent in the wallet, we knew we wanted to utilise reward points we already had and seek out some new opportunities to pay for parts of the trip with points or rewards. So, we’ve ...
Posted: May 29 2017 @ 5:00 AM
Welcome to the very first interview from my new FIRE Around the Globe series! I’ll be featuring a different person weekly from around the world who is pursuing the path to Financial Independence (you can read all about the series here). Let’s jump straight into the first interview, which comes from the Netherlands! Introduce Yourself Hi, we are Team Cheesy Finance and we blog over at https://cheesyfinance.nl (and tweet cycling and food pictures ...
Posted: May 24 2017 @ 7:00 AM
I’m very excited to share that I’ll be launching a themed series on the blog this week! The series ‘FIRE Around The Globe’ is going to feature different people on the path to financial independence from all around the world. It’ll be a short Q&A feature and will uncover the similarities and differences of people who are all striving to leave their 9-5’s behind and live a different kind of life. Where ...
Posted: May 22 2017 @ 5:00 AM

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