You’ll reach F-You money long before reaching financial independence. F-You money will give you the opportunity to feel bold and do something different. I hadn’t really thought about it like that up until now. It’s very true, though. I am in a position in which I feel very confident about my financial status already. I was asked to go on a useless business trip and I bluntly told my boss I wasn’t going. There were no consequences and I wasn’t fired. I was able to do this because of my ever growing ‘stash of F-You money looking back at this situation. Freedom, here I come!
I have also noticed I have sort of shifted paradigms. I now firmly believe Financial Independence is going to happen for us. Maybe I have started thinking like a rich person? It’s unavoidable, really. Especially when I heard J. Collins sum up his ideas at the end of the interview:
- Avoid debt
- Spend less than you earn
- Invest the surplus
And you can’t help getting rich in more ways than you think.
Now those thoughts are epic!
I’m already halfway reading Mr. Collins’ blog and I’ll spend the rest of my weekend reading the other half.
Have you read his blog yet?