Lately I have been feeling really blah at work. Like, I just really don’t care. Now this is likely mild depression which is why I decided it might be time to schedule a visit with my therapist again but it got me thinking, do I really have to wait another 3 years until we leave our jobs?
Now first things first, I know that just leaving my job won’t make me miraculously happy but not being stuck at my desk all day with freedom to do what I want certainly does sound great. So could we make it work? Short answer, yes we can probably do it in less than 3 years. As I have mentioned in the past I believe we are going to experience a market correction in the near future. And part of me really hopes this happens soon so that we can be done with it and I won’t have to worry about it before we hit FIRE. But if we do actually get a market correction in the next year or two, what would that look like for our FIRE success? Thankfully I think we could still make things work, which is why our FIRE date has been tentatively scheduled for 3 years out anyways. I have been planning on having a buffer just in case we have a market correction the year we leave our full time jobs. Continue reading “Can We Accelerate Our FIRE Date?”