Updates: February 5 – 11

Thursday marked a milestone for The Outlier Model – our 100th post. We’ve been at this blogging business for just over a year now – thanks for checking us out! This weekend, the Davis Cup is in town; it’s been over 20 years since Vancouver has seen world class tennis like this, and I’m lucky enough to be going to the final matches tomorrow. I am very excited – I...

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Update: December 18-24

Happy Holidays! CF and I are getting ready for an early turkey dinner tonight – I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday and eating lots. As 2011 winds down, it’s hard to believe we’ve been writing on and off for the better part of a year. Watch for a recap of our favorite stuff from the past year next week. There hasn’t been much of a slowdown in the blogosphere through December...

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Defining the greater goal

Find a Job You Love, career, opportunities,the greater goal, financial independence
The news that early retirement/financial independence advocate Jacob Lund Fisker is retiring from retirement and going back to work has got me to thinking; what is the point of all this? In deciding to work towards early retirement, a major motivator was the freedom to do what I wanted, when I wanted to. To be free of the responsibility and obligation to show up at a certain place at a certain time...

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Posted in: Philosophy

Updates: June 5 – 11

Another light week here on The Outlier Model, but with good reason. CF is wrapping up her first term of summer classes which has resulted in a succession of midterms, projects and a final all coming due in a two week period. She is currently out trying to get PHP and SQL to work together. I’m not a computer guy but I’m told this can be quite tricky! I have been thoroughly engrossed in the...

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