Picky Flamingo – Weekend Reads (30/06/2018)

In I’m Financially Independent. Johnny Depp is not. How did this happen?, Mr. Free at 33 discusses Johnny Depp’s bankruptcy and the relationship between happiness and money. A light and entertaining read to start off the weekend!

How to get rich, improve your health and strengthen your relationships – one decision at a time

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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?