I’m FI and I Want to Change the World. Can I?

When you meet someone you don’t know very well, sooner or later you ask them “So what do you do then?” or “Where do you work?” or even “What’s your profession?” Right? I do that too. I want to understand where the other person’s interests lie. It’s a good conversation starter. Since we’re strange enough Read More…

How to Save the Planet with a Sewing Machine and Some Baking Soda

For about a year now, changes have been slowly creeping into the WLCB household. They started slowly, hardly noticeable to the naked eye. But over time they’ve tightened their grip on us and the way we live our lives. Now things have reached the point where we can’t hide it any more – we’re zero Read More…

A Book About Financial Freedom

Last summer during FIWE 2016 in Budapest we had the pleasure of meeting Gisela Enders, one of the wonderful women behind the blog Klunkerchen. She told us about a book project she was working on. She wanted to collect the stories of people who had already reached the holy grail of FI. At that point Read More…

Financial Independence: Freedom or Boredom?

So you like the idea of financial independence and are on the way to getting FIREd? Good for you! But what are you going to do next? Aren’t you going to be a just little bit…bored? That’s the question that German blogger Der Privatier is asking this month in his blogging carnival. Short answer: We’re financially independent and guess what…we Read More…