Eat The Financial Elephant

I Wrote a Book!

In theory, retiring early should free up a lot of time to work on your early retirement blog. Well, it’s been 477 days since I last posted here. Sorry, I’ve been busy.   Today I would like to share one of the things that has kept me so busy over the first year and a […]

“Dirtbag Millionaires”

Throughout our adult lives, we’ve floated back and forth weekly between two parallel universes. The “Dirtbags” We are very active in a number of outdoor activities.  Every weekend we would head out into our circle of friends involved in these activities.  Most people we know are weekend warriors like ourselves. However, amidst our adventures in the great outdoors, we've also found ourselves drawn into the captivating realm of eSports. While our weekdays are dominated by the rush of outdoor pursuits, the allure of virtual competition beckons during our downtime. With the upcoming UK eSports events, we're excited to explore this alternate dimension of competition and camaraderie. For those curious about diving into the world of eSports alongside their outdoor escapades, have a look at this page to stay updated on the latest UK eSports events. However, there are a few […]

The First Month Of Early Retirement

Before we get to the title of this article, let’s dive into the numbers and take a look at where we are as we start into this next phase of life. The graph continues to look very impressive with asset values reaching 23.9x our annual spending. Admittedly, part of this is due to an out […]

Where Do I Go From Here?// Starting a New Chapter In Early Retirement

I started Eat the Financial Elephant in May of 2014 to document my family’s journey to financial independence and retiring early (FIRE). It was meant to be a way to hold ourselves accountable while possibly inspiring others on their own journey. Now that we have reached our original goal, I’ve been spending a lot of […]

October Update// Entering The Home Stretch!

We’re not going to spend much time on the numbers. The graph speaks for itself. Things continue to look good, with assets as a multiple of our annual spending up from 21.39 to 21.90 over the past month. Owning a cryptocurrency asset also has several benefits. Cryptocurrencies have the potential to provide a significant return on investment, as they have demonstrated strong growth in recent years. Buying and selling crypto has also become more accessible with trading bots like bitcoin code. According to BITCOIN CODE ERFAHRUNG, it uses advanced algorithms to analyze market data and make trades on behalf of its users. The Final Month of Work As long time readers know, I quit my job back in late […]

Our Plan for Health Insurance in Early Retirement

Wow, it’s getting real. I have less than 30 days of full time work left before entering the next phase of our early retirement plan! The general sentiment in our house is one of excitement. However, I would be lying if I said that there were also not moments of fear and doubt. One item […]

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