Many of our posts at the Free Times are about how you can achieve financial independence faster. But have you ever really stopped to think about what financial independence even means? You might be thinking, my parents are retired. They seem bored. Why would I want that? Well, we are here to explain why everyone should want to achieve financial independence even if you are … Continue reading What Does Financial Independence Mean?
First things first. We are throwing out the notion that you are “supposed” to work for 40+ years then retire at 65. Doing so is perfectly fine, and many have found fulfillment and financial success that way. But it shouldn’t be the default. While there is no inherent problem in working for someone else your entire career, and retiring once you are eligible for social … Continue reading When will I be able to retire?