So last year, I did it! For the first time, I have reached my goal of finishing 19 books as I set in my Goodreads profile. (Yaay!)I wanted to celebrate my achievement by sharing my review of the 19 books I have read/listened to last year! And as well give you my thoughts on Audible after having subscribed for 6 months. … More My 2019 in books and a 6-months review of Audible
We speak to my friend Becky from Twentyfree.co.
We met at Fincon in Washington D.C. earlier this year and it was definitely a fun encounter! Becky is not only young, energetic and driven as you will discover, but she also has great lessons in store for anyone of us in our early 20s, in our mid- to late 30s and even for the “wiser” crowds!
In summary, we will discuss how to land promotions at your job every single year, how Becky intends to apply lifestyle design concepts to switch from her initial FIRE goal to semi-retired/slow FI lifestyle and we also share thoughts on her inspiring article There is no better time than now.
… More How to land a promotion every single year at your job and how to live according to your values through lifestyle design with Becky
The new year is just around the corner. Are you setting big goals for your money in 2020?
Financial goals are often at the top of the list of New Year’s resolutions. It’s an ideal time to turn over a new leaf and change any habits that are hurting your financial future. So here are seven of the best money moves to make in the new year. … More Your New-Year Money Checklist: 7 Money Moves to Start the Year off Right
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
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Jacob from I Heart Budgets.
We met at Fincon 19 and he told me he was currently on a “mini-retirement” travelling in an RV (a large motorhome/camper van) with his wife and three kids through the US. He started this crazy plan in August of 2018 and while the plan was to travel 1 year they have extended their plans.
This episode is for you if you are keen on hearing about why someone with a well-paid job is “suddenly” making a drastic lifestyle change by moving to a more nomadic and minimalistic lifestyle. And more importantly how that can be achieved through budgeting and planning. This episode is also for you if you are new to budgeting and still wonder why it can be a fantastic starting point to achieve your goals. … More How Jacob quit his stressful six-figure job to move into an RV and embrace a minimalistic lifestyle
We are talking to my friend Andy Hill from Marriage, Kids and Money today.
With his wife Nicole, he paid off his 195,000 dollar mortgage in 5 years. We will discuss how he managed to pay down such an amount so fast, why he chose to go that route and what are the surprising benefits of living mortgage-free.
Next to this impressive achievement, Andy has a full-time job, is a father of two and also runs the successful podcast Marriage, Kids and Money since a little over 3 years. We will dig into how he manages his time wearing all his different hats! … More The unexpected benefits of paying off your mortgage fast with Andy
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
In today’s episode we have 2 guests on the show and explore 2 different approaches to reach FI (Financial Independence) : the fast lane with Miss Purple from A Purple Life and the slowFI way with Jessica. Which way is the one for you? … More All roads lead to FI (Financial Independence) with Jessica and Purple
Ivan Liljeqvist from Ivan On Tech will walk us through the basics of Blockchain Technology and cryptocurrencies.
We will discuss what the Blockchain is all about, how Bitcoin works and what the use case is. We will also discuss the value of Bitcoin and if you should invest in it at all.
If you are here because you follow his channel or are a fellow Academy student, you are in for a treat as well: This will be the perfect episode to learn more about Ivan and what is happening under the hood at the Ivan On Tech “Headquarters! … More An introduction to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology with Ivan
The Dragons on FIRE reached FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) and have left their jobs in their early 40s, 25 years ahead of schedule! How did they manage that? Come and find out! … More Reaching FIRE without even realizing it with the Dragons on FIRE