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076 | Planned Spontaneity | Mrs. Adventure Rich

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Mrs. Adventure Rich talks about making the choice to live an adventurous life, her family’s pursuit of financial independence, and finding a balance between maximizing financial opportunities and living a happy, fulfilling, high quality of life.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Adventure Rich are anonymous bloggers from Michigan, who are pursuing both financial independence and living a life of daily adventure.
  • How did Mrs. Adventure Rich get started on the path to Financial Independence?
  • Does Mrs. AR find herself recommending FI resources to friends and family?
  • How did Mrs. and Mr. AR come to pursue financial independence together?
  • Where did they start in their pursuit of financial independence?
  • Mrs. AR gives some advice on how to talk finances within a relationship.
  • What does “adventure” mean to Mr. and Mrs. Adventure Rich?
  • What is “planned spontaneity”?
  • How do Mr. and Mrs. AR keep themselves ready and open to taking spontaneous adventures?
  • What supplies do the ARs keep in their go bags?
  • How do a map and a calendar help the ARs choose adventure?
  • What sort of adventures do the ARs choose on a regular basis, and how have they formed a habit of adventure?
  • Be a tourist in your own town/region. Adventure doesn’t have to be hours away.
  • How are the ARs approaching their financial independence?
  • Why haven’t the ARs set a FI date or number, and what considerations went into the decision forgo a date or number?
  • Is FI really about a number, or is it about finding happiness and fulfillment?
  • How has Mrs. AR developed her mindset to be happier in everyday life?
  • What small things does Mrs. AR do on a regular basis to improve her quality of life?
  • What led to Mr. AR’s decision to quit his job, and why do the AR’s feel confident in that decision, even though it will delay financial independence?
  • Why does Mrs. AR like waking up early?

Listen to Brad and Jonathan’s thoughts about this episode here.

Resources and blogs mentioned in this episode:

Adventure Rich Blog ( Update Adventure Rich no longer blogs)

Financially Stupid People Are Everywhere: Do Be One of Them

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy

Budgets are Sexy

Get Rich Slowly

Montana Money Adventures

Slowly Sipping Coffee: Goodbye FIRE, hello FFLC!

 

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