When MadMan and I look at the number 35, we see a goal. When we hit 35, we want to be financially independent. Financial independence is a term thrown around a lot by today's young. That said, what does it mean to us? This is a continuation of a series acquainting you to how we look at the world. Previous to this has been our versions of Minimalism and Frugality. Here we explain financial independence, how we look at it, and why we go for it.