SavingNinja published another inspiring thought experiment. I participated in all of them thus far and once again I couldn't help to pour a glass of whiskey, fire up my laptop, light a cigar (okay not the cigar thing, but try to imagine it) and turn my thoughts into a rambling blog post. Not only are these … Continue reading Thought Experiment: FIRE. And Now What?
The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness - Henry David Thoreau I thought of Thoreau's words (fuck that sounds intellectual, like I am at an Ivy … Continue reading Thought Experiment: Wiped Out
The year is 2030, you’ve just spent your life savings on purchasing a ticket to ‘reset’ your life. You’ve gone back in time to your first-day of school. You have a chance to live your life again. You have all of your current memories. What would you do differently? It's a new great thought experiment … Continue reading Thought Experiment: One Way Ticket To Childhood
What would you do if you knew with absolute certainty that you would die in exactly 10 years time? It doesn’t matter how you know this or what you will die of; in 3652 days you will drop dead. It's a new thought experiment from TheSavingNinja. The way thought experiments work is by starting off … Continue reading Thought Experiment: What Would You Do If You Knew With Absolute Certainty That You Would Die In Exactly 10 Years Time?
I've been thinking. I do that sometimes. A little personal thought experiment. Loosely inspired by TheSavingNinja's thought experiments. What if I'd kill my financially independence and early retirement aspirations? Stop investing actively, stop trying to squeeze an ever higher savings rate out of my income? Throw the Excel files with all the numbers, projections and … Continue reading Financial Independence: Flirting With The Wrong Girl?
FI blogger SavingNinja asked a the question we've all been asking - or been asked - before. What would you do if you got a million? What's new about it? He asked fellow FI bloggers to dedicate a post to it. With their right brain. That means without too much thinking, editing, censuring (which are … Continue reading What Would You Do If You Got Given £1 Million?