Comment on Creating a Better Life By Spending Less Not Earning More by ambertreeleaves.
At this time, we are working to fund our FIRE funds so that soon that can fund our essentials. We are quite low already on discretionary compared to others.
It can still go lower. 4K per year on ski is really not needed and can be replaced with a 2K other type or holiday, or even staycation, why not…!
At one point in time, we will need to decide on what is more important: the discretionary spending or the freedom FIRE can bring.
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