Federal Budget 2019, Who Cares?

I don’t want to get too political, but I’ll just come out and say it. Government is terrible, they all do a bad job, and we would be better off with monkeys throwing feces at each other. (I mean if…

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What’s in My Wallet? – The Economist

This is the first of a series of posts where each of us in the FI Garage is going to tell you about the credit cards we use. We’re also likely to write a post as an introduction to credit…

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Oh, the Cars I’ve Owned

We probably all have a repertoire of inspirational, disappointing, motivating or just plain ridiculous car stories. Some we share for the humor, some for the lesson learned. Some just so we can see how far we’ve come.

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Should I Take a Year Off?

For some time now, I have been considering taking a break from my day job. I guess this isn’t surprising since you’re reading a financial independence/ retire early blog. I’d love to take a year to work on the projects…

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Podcast – Investing in ETFs in Canada

In this episode, the Mechanic, the Accountant, and the Economist sample a couple of beers and discuss how they have decided to invest within the limitations of the Canadian investment system.

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The FI Chocolate savings plan

Will the Chocolate savings plan help you achieve FI? Possibly, but saving money at the grocery store sure will.

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Spoiled for (ETF) Choice

If you look at my 4 brokerage accounts you’d see that so far on my journey to FI I have not decided on my long term retirement portfolio. Because of this I have a bunch of different Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that I bought for free, but that are going to cost me a lot when I sell them.

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Book Review – Wealthing Like Rabbits

Wealthing Like Rabbits is written in an engaging, straight forward manner. The author (Robert R. Brown) approaches personal finance, a topic which can quickly become dry and boring, in a unique way turning the lessons into more of a story.

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Podcast – Locating Yourself on the Path to FI

In this episode, the guys in the FI Garage sample some fresh beers and discuss how to locate yourself on the path to Financial Independence by assessing your knowledge and analyzing your financial situation with our Canadian twist.

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What is the Most Efficient Job to Choose?

Here you are, young and knowing that Financial Independence is your ultimate goal. Great choice of a goal! But now it is time to choose a job to help you navigate your path to FI. What is the best job…

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