• We are among “The Fortunate Few.”

    Carole Drouin and Daniel Lavigne have endeavoured to co-author this book in response to their colleagues, friends and family members who asked, “How did you do it?” They are currently living in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. They both retired from their jobs in their 40s [...]

  • We’re now among “The Fortunate Few” and loving it.

    At the beginning of our journey towards financial independence, we did not share the same vision, objectives or focus as each other. Knowing what we know today, we would have done things differently. I never attained a six figure salary, earning just a little less [...]

  • I no longer work. I am now living among “The Fortunate Few.”

    My name is Christen. Many people have asked me how I became financially independent.  The answer is, I set my goals and focused all my actions on getting there.  Every day is Saturday; I do as I please with my days. I have been financially [...]

  • We are now among “The Fortunate Few”.

    Last January 31st, 2014, we became financially independent. For the last 6 months of our working career we were extremely excited! However, we were cautious – we wanted to make sure we had all our ducks in row.  So we decided to take a leave of absence [...]