I just got back from Camp FI Rocky Mountain and it was a hell of a weekend. I am:Exhausted: Sleep, what's that?Energized: I know that I just said I was exhausted. At the same time, I feel like a fire has been lit under my ass.Inspired: It's impossible not to be when you're surrounded by people with amazing dreams doing incredible things.Happy: New friends. Lots of … [Read more...] about Rocky Mountain High At Camp FI
What is Camp FI? I just came back from a retreat called Camp FI. This is an event held at various places in the 'States. Folks from all walks of life come to talk about money, drones, Warren Buffett, life, travel, cheese curds, credit cards, dinosaurs, real estate, hog calling, index funds, beer and books. I attended one earlier this year in Florida:This edition of Camp FI … [Read more...] about Camp FI Minnesota (I Just Want To Be)
One of my favorite parts of a FIREy life is slow travel. Before I left work, my vacations were like this:Ask boss for one week off. Fly somewhere on Friday night after work. Run around like a crazy person trying to cram 21 days of activity into 7. Arrive home exhausted on Sunday night. Go back to work Monday morning in a daze.Now, travel looks more like … [Read more...] about Ask The Readers: Summer Travel!?
Camp FI: Florida Edition I spent last weekend at Camp FI (financial independence) in Florida. I've been to other FI related meetups ranging from local BBQs in neighbors' backyards to the Ecuador Chautauqua. These meetups are fun for many reasons:Money nerds: Most of us who attend these functions are money nerds. It's not unusual for a person at one of these events to tell … [Read more...] about Camp FI: Florida Edition! (Nerds, Rockets and Personal Growth)