#7 – How to Save on Transportation


In this episode, the Mechanic, the Accountant, and the Economist sample a couple of beers and discuss their transportation choices and expenses. If you found this podcast you’re probably familiar with the FI/RE movement that has grown in popularity recently. Here at the FI Garage, we’re all on the path to FI, however, we consider the RE part optional.

Beer #1 – Cutthroat Westcoast Ale – Brewed & Bottled in Kelowna by Tree Brewing Co [0:45]

What’s in the News?

  • Cost of Living Rising in B.C. [2:40]
    • Look at insuring for less than a year expiring before August so you can insure for a full year before the new rates come in – do your own research and satisfy yourself this a right for you [3:25]

Transportation Choices

  • Shorten Your Commute [5:05]
    • Recapturing commute time [7:25]
  • Public Transportation [8:15]
  • Carpool [9:50]
  • Self Propelled Transportation [13:45]
  • Scooter [15:10]
  • Carshare [17:30]
  • Planning your route for errands [18:30]
  • Taxi/Rideshare [21:15]
  • Be conscious of your transportation expenses [29:10]
  • Hypermiling [29:30]

2nd Beer – Function Junction Northwest Pale Ale Brewed & Bottled in Whistler by Whistler Brewing Co [25:00]

Reading List

Stupid Money Move [31:15] – Not Having Reasonable Expenses

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