What is F.U. Money? Part 2 (the 1st of 2 real life case studies)

Now that F.U. money has been defined (see part #1) – I want to dive into the 1st of 2 real scenarios in my life where F.U. money was indispensable in making sure I was able to leave a job without a backup plan or another job to go to. Each scenario is very different in why I left and how I viewed and ended up using the F.U. money.

F.U. scenario #1 – Moving Across The Country

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Freedom! Freeedom! Freeeedom!

I quit the 9-5 drudgery for a new life on my terms!

A few weeks ago started a very new chapter in life – one not beholden to a particular schedule, commute, office, or even a clock-watching manager!  After years of minimizing our stuff, significantly lowering our expenses, paying off debt completely, shoring up retirement accounts, and watching our net worth grow – I’ve decided to pull the plug on my 9-5 career as I’ve come to know it the last 20 years.  Unless a too good to pass up opportunity shows up – I don’t plan on working as a W-2 employee again for a very long time – if not forever.

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