Doug and Carl interview friend, fellow Longmonster, and FIRE legend Mr. Money Mustache (aka Pete Adeney).
When Tim Ferriss interviewed Pete, they ended by talking about Pete’s desire to own a local community gathering space. This is the jumping off point for the Mile High FI conversation.
But, they go a lot deeper too. No talk about index funds or the 4% Rule. That stuff has been covered.
Instead, this conversation is about happiness, journeys, and meaning.
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MMM HQ Coworking
- How Pete and Carl came to own a coworking space
- What happens at HQ
- Is HQ a coworking space or social club?
- The real goal of Mr. Money Mustache (it’s not moneymap)
- What is happiness?
- The factors that lead to happiness
- Journey versus goals
Pete’s perfect day
- Support Carl and Doug: Buy Me A Coffee
- Pete on other Mile High FI episodes
- Pete on The Tim Ferris Show
- MMMHQ: The Mr. Money Mustache Coworking Space
- Pete speaking at World Domination Summit
- Andrew Huberman
- Get Smart With Money
- NoCo Mustachians Meetup Group
Some of our favorite interviews from notable folks in the community:
- JL Collins: The Simple Path To Wealth
- Paula Pant on Inflation
- JD Roth: Get Rich Slowly
- Money Honey Rachel Richards
- Mad FIentist: Post FI Life
- How To Money
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0:00 – Intro
1:53 – How Carl met Mr Mustache
11:12 – Who is Mr Mustache?
17:30 – Carl’s real estate story
21:20 – The coworking space and its unexpected benefits
27:38 – Happiness
31:40 – Can success sometimes make you miserable?
36:20 – The Mr Mustache blog
38:49 – Self-improvement, gratitude and self-control
46:12 – Factors that lead to happiness
54:56 – Pete’s Netflix documentary
57:33 – The Tim Ferriss show
1:0:22 -Removing negativity from your life
1:6:33 – Happiness and FIRE
1:15:51 – Struggles
1:20:16 – Making plans
1:22:20 – Why doing the hard stuff makes your life better
1:26:41 – Public speaking and anxiety
1:28:56 – Taking the easier route
1:33:25 – Cheese, FI and more
1:36:15 – Goals
1:39:40 – Reflecting on the journey
1:42:22 – Pete’s perfect day