Think about saving time, not just money

Here in FIRE land, we talk a lot about money but we don’t always talk enough about time.  While we are working, we are trading our time for money.  When we are FI, we no longer need to do so.  Instead, our money is able to buy us time.  The assumption is that we have things to do with our time that are so much more meaningful to us than working that it’s worth the cost to buy that time. That’s why I get so confused when I sometimes see people wasting a lot of time.  It’s the same thing as wasting money.  In fact, since your time is finite and money is not, time is even more valuable so you should think even more carefully about how to allocate it. Continue reading “Think about saving time, not just money”