I was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela in 1980 and I think that makes me a borderline millennial with some behaviors from Generation X. I was raised by frugal parents who taught me the value of hard work and saving for the future. Modest Beginnings My parents came from low income families. In South America this … Read more
Discussion: You understand the definition of Financial Independence. You are intrigued enough to pursue FI, but why? It is important to know the why because this journey can be long, challenging, at times boring, and daunting. The “why” will be needed to help you maintain your motivation? It will also help you justify your journey when others take notice or are interested in beginning their FI journey.