How to achieve Financial Independece Retire Early (FIRE)

I discovered the FIRE in 2017, and it opened my eyes to the possibility of quitting my day job and becoming a full time artist. Is FIRE possible for you? Run the numbers for yourself and see.

Haircutting 101: the Coronavirus Edition

Apr 16, 2020(edit)

Since barbershops and salons are closed during the COVID-19 lockdown, now may be the perfect time for you to make the switch to cutting your own hair. I’ve been cutting my own hair for the past 1.5 years. So, I’m recommending tools, videos, and a shift in mindset that hopefully will fast track your learning.… View More

Coronavirus vs FIRE

Mar 30, 2020(edit)

Although this is an artist journal and not a news blog, we’re going through an unprecedented time. The health and financial devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic will be a defining event of this generation. I need to write about it.… View More

Simple Retirement Calculator

Sep 6, 2017(edit)

  After I stumbled into this idea of Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE), I became obsessed with creating a simple retirement calculator for office workers like me who have a full-time day job but want to do something else. How many years would it take to become financially independent?… View More

What I Would Have Done Differently To Become An Artist

Aug 18, 2017(edit)

There is a Star Trek TNG episode that I remember, where a man had the ability to change the timeline of the universe. His entire race died from some cataclysm and he was the only survivor. He was trying to save his people by altering the timeline. What would you change in your past to alter your… View More

Retiring Early To Do Art Full Time

Aug 11, 2017(edit)

So recently, I got obsessed with FIRE. Do you know what that is? It stands for Financial Independence Retiring Early. I’m not sure how I got into this topic, but it had something to do with looking at my new artwork for the past six months and writing that mid-year review blog post.… View More

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