FIRE stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. It’s fairly self explanatory – you get yourself to a point where you have enough wealth that your passive income covers your expenses and you no longer HAVE to work. … More What the hell is FIRE
Sometimes, it actually is too hard. You might be looking at your bank balance and wonder how you got here yet again. But although you want to fix it, you’re paralyzed. So you just carry on, shouldering this weight that is getting heavier and heavier… … More Money – what to do when it’s all too hard
How do you deal with retirement when your spouse is over 10 years older than you? … More Who retires first?
It’s traditionally called keeping up with the Joneses, but really, it’s keeping up with EVERYONE. As a young adult, you might find yourself spending money to rent a nicer apartment than you need, because you want to prove to your family and friends that you’re an adult – you’ve made it… … More I want people to be impressed…
You can’t hide from your mistakes… … More If I can’t see it, it can’t see me
A few people have said to me that I worry about the future too much and that I need to enjoy the present. There’s a lot to be said for living in the moment. But I don’t want to sacrifice my future security for stupid stuff now… … More But I just want to live in the moment…
Buying more stuff is not going to fix things. If you’re not happy, then a new jacket, or pair of shoes, or collectable figurine is probably not going to improve your life. So when you feel unhappy, and you think “stuff it, I’m going to cheer myself up by buying everything on my amazon list”, you are really not doing yourself any favours… … More Retail therapy will send you broke