Caroline from Costa Rica FIRE will tell us how she reached FIRE under “exceptional circumstances”: She stumbled upon the FIRE movement in her 40s, she and her husband Scott have 2 daughters, their strategy was to focus on Real Estate and they did all of this while living in New York, a high cost of living area! We will discuss Caroline’s journey and she will share how she and her husband managed to change their lifestyle completely and reached FIRE. And we will also discuss how they managed to buy property after property both in the US and abroad (Costa Rica!). … More How to hit FIRE in your 40s living in an HCOL city with Caroline
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Sandy whom I met at Fincon.
Her book “The Money Master: Inside Secrets on How to Make Your Money Grow and Stay Safe” is currently being printed and it will be released in early 2020. We will discuss a few themes covered in the book with special attention to investing in the stock markets. We dispel some of the common myths (should you follow the financial news every day? Should you buy in the latest hot stock picks?…), Sandy will explain some fundamental concepts, help you not overpay on fees,..in short, she will guide you to become more comfortable with the idea of getting started in the stock markets. It is true, it might look scary and complicated from the outside but as you will see, it is not. … More The basics of investing in the stock markets (and should you invest in cannabis stocks?) with Sandy
We are heading to Thailand and will be talking to my friend Brad from Man Overseas. Brad is a traveller and likes to venture overseas in different cities with his wife. We will talk about the specifics of his current lifestyle, how he has focused over the years to reach this lifestyle and we will end up with very powerful insights on building self-confidence! … More How to travel full-time and build self-confidence with Brad
Erik explains the key idea behind The Mastermind Within and we also take a look at motivation, time management, tracking expenses, house hacking, investing in trendy opportunities such as crypto. … More How to achieve our goals through personal development and intentional living with Erik
Refinancing your mortgage may seem like a great option but have you considered all the pros and cons? … More Should you refinance your mortgage?
Hey there friends, Just stumbled upon this article from Budgets are Sexy that I read enthusiastically. In short, J. Money, a long-time blogger, is comparing his life and finances of 2012 to those of 2019. I thought it provided good food for thought on where I was myself 7 years ago and where I am now, and … More What has your journey been since 2012?
Just finished reading this quick and very practical read last week, and despite the “scammy-sounding” title I still thought this one was worth sharing on the blog with you! Take a look at it, the title and the cover of the book are great eye-catchers, aren’t they? Who would not want to lie in this … More Book review: The Automatic Millionaire
Hello friends, I have had the privilege to be interviewed by Laurie from The Three Year Experiment. Laurie is running a very cool blog where she is going through her three year journey to achieve the below goals with her family all while travelling: Double our net worth. Get jobs we can do abroad Get … More Is a location independent career for you? A story of discoveries, personal finance blogging, and culture shocks
Top of the morning to you friends, Earlier this month, John Connor of www.mymodernhome.net reached out to me and 36 other experts to ask for my advice as he was writing a piece on on first home buyers/investors advice. I jumped on the occasion as I thought it was a great opportunity to share my tips with … More The advice I would give to first time home buyers
Hello Friends, Are you like my buddy Chad who often says : “I am very happy with with my house, I love it and it’s such a great investment!”? I am always appalled to hear the latter! Chad is not the only one saying this, I have heard many times around me. Of course buying … More 5 Reasons why your home is not an investment