About Me

About Me

A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.

My name is Ankur, and I live in Germany. I am also an immigrant from India and moved here around 7 years ago. I am in my mid-30s, with a wife and toddler in the tow I am attempting to find my way into being Financially Independent.

It is through this blog I will aim to improve my finances, help you figure out yours, and also work with you to achieve this common goal.

Why this blog, and why Get Financially Independent (Get-eff-eye)?

The inspiration for GetFI is the FIRE movement, but with a difference that we will not worry too much about Retiring Early. In the end, my goal is to reach a comfortable state with my finances without the fear of job loss, illness or old age poverty.

I am lucky to work in a job which combines my favorite areas of work and skills and it also gives me a sense of purpose. I would love to continue doing this and yet be Financially Independent to be free of worry.

I will be stoked if you wish to connect with me and share ideas, tips and your aspirations.

Its time to GetFI!

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