random musings

Happy Pi Day

Happy Pi Day

March 14th, also styled as 3/14 or 3.14 is a special day for math nerds. To celebrate I made a plethora of pi day memes for a good laugh.

The 3 Truths Apple’s New TV Show “Severance” Reveals About Work and the FIRE Movement

The 3 Truths Apple’s New TV Show “Severance” Reveals About Work and the FIRE Movement

Does inflation matter if you’re frugal?

Does inflation matter if you’re frugal?

Does inflation matter if you are a frugal family? I examine our spending over the past 3 years to look for evidence of inflation.

FIRE is just one way I’m future proofing my life

FIRE is just one way I’m future proofing my life

It's my birthday. I'm giving the universe (and my readers) a full blog post with all of my future plans. Not only will god be able to mock me but also every single internet troll.

Ain’t nobody getting rich off tomatoes. (Why you shouldn’t use Twitter for financial advice)

Ain’t nobody getting rich off tomatoes. (Why you shouldn’t use Twitter for financial advice)

You cannot get rich from tomatoes. Please don't use Twitter to find financial advice.

Blogger Identity Reveal: Who is Gov Worker?

Blogger Identity Reveal: Who is Gov Worker?

Find out who Gov Worker is and why he decided to stop blogging anonymously.

What Liminal Thinking Reveals About Stonks, Dogecoin, and Other Memes

What Liminal Thinking Reveals About Stonks, Dogecoin, and Other Memes

I tried to get rich off Dogecoin and all I got was this lousy blog post

I tried to get rich off Dogecoin and all I got was this lousy blog post

Want to get rich quick? Me too. This is what happened when I tried to ride the Dogecoin wave all the way TO THE MOON.

Reflections on 2 years of blogging

Reflections on 2 years of blogging

A meta post where I blog about what I learned about blogging over the past two years.

What I’m Thankful for This Year

What I’m Thankful for This Year

In this post Gov Worker shares what he is thankful for in 2020. While it's been a crazy year, there is a lot to celebrate.

Another year older, Another year happier

Another year older, Another year happier

I am turning 38! Find out all about my 37th year and my reflections on getting older and the money lessons I have learned.

How I would spend a “use it or lose it” stimulus

How I would spend a “use it or lose it” stimulus

Mark Cuban was Tweeting about a new "use it or lose it" stimulus plan. Here's my take about what I'd do with the money if it became reality.

The FIRE movement is exactly like Atlas Shrugged. The FIRE movement is nothing like Atlas Shrugged.

The FIRE movement is exactly like Atlas Shrugged. The FIRE movement is nothing like Atlas Shrugged.

Is the FIRE movement a real life expression of Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged? Let's ecaompare and contrast Rand's dystopia and the FIRE movement.

GovWorker’s first blogaversary

GovWorker’s first blogaversary

GovernmentWorkerFi.com turns 1 today. Check out my blogaversary post where I share insights from my first year of personal finance blogging.

Reflections on my 36th orbit of the sun

Reflections on my 36th orbit of the sun

I am turning 37! Find out all about my 36th year and my reflections on getting older.

The Joy of Not Working: a book review

The Joy of Not Working: a book review

A book review of The Joy of Not Working by Ernie Zelinski. The Joy of Not Working makes the case that leisure is the highest form of human activity.

I did not pull myself up by my bootstraps

I did not pull myself up by my bootstraps

This post explains my start on the journey to FI. I did not pull myself up from my bootstraps, but instead, have had numerous advtanges.