Jun 30, 2020
When the Coronavirus triggered a stock market crash, a lot of investors panicked. Others saw the dip as an opportunity to buy. So, what if you want to invest, but you don’t want to live on an emotional roller coaster? Is there an approach to investing that lends to calm, even when markets are volatile?
Stephanie and Gillian are the Canadian expat couple behind Our Freedom Years, a blog that follows their path to financial independence and early retirement. Experts in DIY investing, they gave up their corporate careers in October of 2019 for a life of slow travel. Stephanie and Gillian also share their adventures (and money advice) on the Our Freedom Years YouTube channel.
On this episode of Queer Money, Stephanie and Gillian join us to explain what inspired them to pursue early retirement and describe the role investing played in achieving financial independence. They discuss the creative ways they saved money (without feeling deprived) and walk us through their four principles of investing. Listen in for insight on developing a strategy that takes the emotion out of investing and learn how to get started on your own journey to financial freedom!