Why Financial Independence?

Hi, glad you've found us!

WARNING - FI ahead!

We meet in Leeds (United Kingdom) to talk about Financial Independence (FI).

We understand money is neither the root of all evil nor a silver bullet to life's challenges: the truly wealthy avoid ostentation; lottery winners are seldom happy or rich long after their "lucky" day.

We inspire each other by sharing knowledge, experience and resources. In a culture where discussion of numbers and money is taboo, pursuing FI can be a lonely business.

Our world is driven by money; mastery of money is what we discuss. Either we are slaves to it or we use it to buy freedom and time for what we want to do.

Common topics include:

  • early retirement
  • investing
  • budgeting
  • saving
  • reducing expenses
  • frugality
  • lifestyle engineering
  • tax optimisation
  • entrepreneurship
  • good habits
  • mindful spending
  • simple living
  • self-sufficiency
  • debt elimination
  • personal responsibility

Meetings are sometimes topped off with the Cheapskate of the Month award. You. Have. Been. Warned!

We wholeheartedly respect any desire for anonymity!

DISCLAIMER - we are not Financial Advisors - all your decisions are your own!

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Contact Us

Send us an email:
why-fi at outlook dot com

Even better, just turn up at our first event! See our Calendar.

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Calendar of Events

We are looking for founders to attend the first Why-FI! Watch this space.

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The Simple Path to Wealth

by Jim Collins. If you've never heard of him, then I suggest you start with his blog. Later, he tidied it up and you can now buy it on Amazon.

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Get Rich Slowly with Moneyfarm - passive, low-cost investing!

Sign up to Moneyfarm with the code MF115627 and we'll both get £5,000 managed free of charge for one year.

The original passive index fund came to the UK! Vanguard UK

Vanguard don't operate a referral programme, but safe to say - it's where our next ISA will reside. It would be now if the clever folks at Moneyfarm hadn't enticed us with a great offer just days before Vanguard announced their plans for Blighty's fine investors!

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