How To Live Dangerously In Early Retirement aka My UberEATS Delivery Rider Experience

Hi everyone and welcome to the USA Election Eve Special Edition of Get FIRE’d asap.         I’m sure that many of us are watching this historic (and not in a good way) event unfold before us with bated breath. It’s not long now before the past few months of shit-flinging rhetoric comes to its conclusion and we find out which one of these…

Why I Turned Down My First Paying Gig Offer

Heyyyy, an offer of $300 to write a post on my own site here at Get FIRE’d! And I’ve been doing this for nothing since the beginning. Now someone wants to pay me for my work. But hang on a minute, what’s the catch? It’s true. The other day I received an email from a reputable marketing company asking me whether I’d write an article…

The Psychology of Early Retirement. Part one

As my regular readers know, I pulled the plug on full-time employment back in March this year. Why? Because I didn’t enjoy the type of work I was doing or the people I was doing it with. I won’t go into any detail on this but needless to say, once I calculated I was actually financially independent and no longer had to earn an income,…

Ho, hi, ho, it’s off to work I go

What the……?? Mr GF has gone back to work? But am I not suppose to be enjoying the fruits of my many years sweat and toil? Not answering to the sound of the alarm clock going off at 5am, or deciding what I want to do today rather than what someone else wants me to do? Don’t worry, it’s not a bad thing. In fact,…

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