We are all tied to employment. There is nothing stopping us unless we have enough money.
How much do you need for FU money? I think we need to think more about Coast FI to get us there. This is the amount of money you need to basically coast to financial independence.
In the personal finance sphere, many people talk about FU money. It has a lot to do with the FIRE movement and helping people have more control over their money and situations.
Money controls what we do and where we go. It always has. We have to be able to take control of our money.
The ability to own income-producing assets can really help with having options. Putting your money to work by buying income-producing assets is what everyone needs to do.