Our Story

Welcome! This is a multi-post series where you can find out everything you never wanted to know about Mr. and Mrs. Flamingo.

Don’t worry, this story is not your everyday FIRE fairy tale. It is a story of lost lifetime savings, a gambling addiction, chronic health challenges and a failed semi-retirement test drive.

You will see – if we can get Financial Independence thing done, anyone can!

Our Story Part 3 – The Turnaround

Our Story Part 3 – The Turnaround

So far, this has been a story about lost life savings, stupid investment decisions, our carefree (and savings-free) 20s, a gambling problem and a failed semi-retirement trial. But today, we are on track to reach Flamingo FI and semi-retire (with a generous cash buffer) in just over 2.5 years from now. So what happened?

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Our Story Part 1 – The Early Years

Our Story Part 1 – The Early Years

Don’t worry, this story is not your everyday FIRE fairy tale. It is a story of lost lifetime savings, a gambling addiction, chronic health challenges and a failed semi-retirement test drive. You will see - if we can get Financial Independence thing done, anyone can!...

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