Starting some sort of Tech Startup isn't for everyone and its inherent financial uncertainty goes against the doctrine of a traditional FIRE strategy. However, it's a path that many tech entrepreneurs have done fantastically well from and is something that anyone in Tech should at least consider. Why do this? Anyone can start a business. … Continue reading TechFI: The Tech Startup
In this post, I'll discuss tactics for achieving Financial Independence while working as a permanent employee in the Tech industry. I'll start by saying that it's my belief that for most of us a long-term permanent job is the least optimal route to financial independence. It lacks the flexibility and higher incomes offered by … Continue reading TechFI: A Permanent Job
Contracting is my favored path to Tech Financial Independence. I'll explain why I like it so much by sharing some stories of how I've used it and how I've seen others use contracting to get ahead. In a previous post I shared how permanent work, contracting and startups can all be valid paths to Financial … Continue reading TechFI: Contracting
During my tech career, I've worked across a number of different industries and in different roles. However, the role or who I've been working for hasn't made any real difference in my pursuit of financial independence. The key factor has always been the employment type that I've been engaged in. These have fallen into three … Continue reading TechFI: Permanent, Contracting or Startups?
This is a topic that I've been wanting to write about for a long time now as it has played a big part in my life for the past 23 years. Over this time I've pursued financial independence whilst working in a variety of position in the Information Technology sector. Being in Tech has exposed … Continue reading TechFI: Financial independence in IT