We all know that happiness isn't about stuff. Big houses and fancy cars may make you temporarily happy, but then you get used to them and all you have left is a supersized payment and more to worry about. Most of us can agree on this. Let's move on. But Wait, What About Experiences? It has become popular to say this: It's about experiences! That is what life … [Read more...] about Happiness Isn’t About Experiences Either
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A weight was lifted off of my shoulders last week. There has been something I wanted to talk about for the last two years, but I was under a gag order by the court. Here is the story. I first learned about Camp FI a couple years ago and my first reaction was shock. I had originally trademarked the name years earlier, so I couldn't believe someone was now using it without my … [Read more...] about The Lawsuit Is OVER! Announcing Camp FI CARLorado!
FinCon is a blogger money nerd conference. It used to be just for media creators, but now, many fans of the community also attend. While I'm still not quite recovered from the conference, I'm publishing a post before the already blurry memories escape my head. Pink Flamingos. Everywhere. When I think of FinCon 2018, I think of pink flamingos. Because, well: They. Were. … [Read more...] about FinCon 2018: Random Tales From The Pink Flamingo
Fact: People kill themselves because of financial distress. Some speculate that the Great Recession led to more than 10,000 suicides. Playing With FIRE Did you know that there is a documentary coming out in early 2019 about the FIRE movement? It's called Playing With FIRE. Here's the trailer: https://youtu.be/kD8uNm5ck0Q I just got back from a blogger conference … [Read more...] about Why The Playing With FIRE Documentary Is Important
This is FinCon week! FinCon is a conference where a bunch of money nerds get together to talk about finances and drink beer, mostly at the same time. This year, the big show is in Orlando. In celebration of FinCon, 1500 Days takes a little diversion this week. Today's post is meant for attendees. I'll teach you to make new friends at the conference. Tuesday through Friday, … [Read more...] about How To Become A FinCon Extrovert