Design your Financial Freedom

Category: Financial Freedom 💸

IN 4 STEPS TO FINANCIAL FREEDOM

In 4 steps to financial freedom

Achieving your dream in 4 steps to financial freedom. Sounds too simple to be true? Well, the process to actually achieve financial freedom isn’t complicated, but that doesn’t mean that it is easy either. As experienced experts, we were interviewed by the Dutch sailing website Zeilwereld.nl about our journey. In this blog article, we share the English version of that interview. The interview contains our most important tips to achieve financial freedom for yourself.  Disclaimer: this article was written in Dutch by Anke Haadsma and first published on zeilwereld.nl on 28 June 2021. You can find the original article here. […]

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ATOMIC HABITS for Financial Freedom

Establishing good money habits is an essential part of achieving financial freedom. While financial independence may feel like a huge goal to work too, it actually is a combination of a lot of tiny changes that create remarkable results. That’s why in our Design Your Financial Freedom approach and Toolkit we use the idea of Atomic Habits to shape financial change. In this blog article, we explain more about Atomic Habits and why they are so powerful. We also share the main habits you need to create for yourself to achieve financial freedom.   About Atomic Habits People tend to […]

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Financial Independence Retire Early Tips

Financial Independence Retire Early also known as FIRE is a lifestyle movement where people save a large part of their income intending to retire early. This movement is growing rapidly and is especially gaining popularity among millennials. In this blog, we want to give you 5 financial independence retire early tips that may help you to reach FIRE.  How does financial independence retire early work? The FIRE movement suggests saving a minimum of 50% of their income. Ideally, it’s advised to save 75%, which is a huge amount. The money saved is then invested and used for early retirement. The […]

Five reasons why financial freedom is annoying

Five reasons WHY Financial Freedom is ANNOYING

Yes, we could write a blog article after a blog article about how amazing life is when you achieve financial freedom. And it all will be true. Of course, living a life without having to worry about money is a huge luxury. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any downsides. There are! In this blog, we will share the five reasons why financial freedom is annoying. We share the five reasons why financial freedom is annoying not because we want to complain. We do, however, want to paint an honest picture about achieving financial freedom. To show you that […]

Retire before you're 40

RETIRE before you’re 40

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could retire before you’re 40 years old? In this article, we share our story to inspire how you are also able to retire early. Not by working like crazy in a few years. This may seem a good way, but you will probably end up with a burnout, which will only help you retire even later. The day you don’t have to work anymore is a hallelujah moment for a lot of people. Some of us win the lottery, but most have to work a long time to reach the stage of their pension. […]

Financial Independence Retire Early

Financial Independence Retire Early

When you think of retirement you probably think of someone in their late 60s. A retired person has saved his whole life and has a huge pension fund. This way of retiring is the social norm and is used by plenty of people. A norm that we all know well, but it is certainly not the only way to retire. There are lots of other ways to prepare for your retirement and to retire at a young age! One option is to go for FIRE: Financial Independence Retire Early.   What is financial independence retire early? Financial Independence Retire Early […]