Came across an article today on “The Stages of Financial Independence“. It’s interesting to see how the author has split our life’s financial journey into 8 stages starting from financial dependency and ending with financial abundance.

I guess I have come a long way in my financial journey starting from being financially dependent to being at a stage of trying to achieve debt freedom right now. Started from working and paying off students loans and subsequently getting married and getting into more loans (housing and car loans) and working to pay them off now. Seems like an endless rat race where we need loan to survive and work to pay off loans.

It was about 2 years ago when i realized this is not how i want to live the rest of my life. I don’t want to be working just for the sake of working. I want to live my life …