Contact What are the benefits of financial independence? Find out how he did it and what he now values most in this 3-minute video.
Not having to rely on others for money. Andrew Hallam achieved his financial independence very early in his late thirties.
AH: What it enabled me to do is know that I could go to work because I was choosing to go to work. Also knowing that I could take, if I wanted to, a mini- retirement for a year, or five, or ten.
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RP: What Andrew Hallam and his wife really wanted to financial independence video was to travel. They now spend most of their time travelling, exploring new places, and meeting new people.
When we look at happiness studies — and we look at materialism versus actual experiences, learned experiences — happiness does come from, not from the acquisition of material things, but it comes from establishments or developments of financial independence video and the experiences that we have, often novel experiences.
And so, the travelling has really, I think, augmented my personal level of contentment and happiness because my wife and I have connected with so many different people, so many different cultures.
RP: Idyllic though his lifestyle sounds, Andrew says there are downsides with early retirement, too. And so, people who do retire early, they have to be careful; they have to make sure they keep physically fit, but they have to make sure they keep their minds physically fit as well.
One of the big questions that non-wage-earning spouses have in divorce is whether or not they should go back to work.
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