“To the uninitiated, pursuing financial independence seems exotic, impossible, and/or daunting. But in fact, it is simple and has roots deep in the American psyche. If you wonder what this path is like in real life and in real time, Scott and Taylor will take you along on their journey: not yet finished, a work in progress, and a very engaging tale “JL Collins
Playing with FIRE | Scott Rieckens
Happily married in California with a young daughter, Rieckens had his dream life: A luxury car, yacht club membership and a big house. Underneath this facade, he was struggling with depression, overworked and overwhelmed, with no exit strategy
After discovering the financial Independence, Retire Early movement, Riekens convinced his family it was time to change. He quit his job, the family downsized their home and cut their expenses by 50%.
Playing with Fire is Rieckens’ story as told from their ‘works in progress’ perspective on their journey to financial independence through deliberate minimalism, reduced spending and maximised investing