How Jacob quit his stressful six-figure job to move into an RV and embrace a minimalistic lifestyle

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

The unexpected benefits of paying off your mortgage fast with Andy

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

8 tips for making the most out of Black Friday sales

What’s up friends? It is that time of the year again! Are you excited to go loose on the Black Friday sales? Finally you get to buy that new TV, smartphone, handbag, pile of books for this winter,…or maybe you are tired of seeing and hearing Black Friday advertisements everywhere. Anyway, 2 more days and … More 8 tips for making the most out of Black Friday sales

The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker

Friends, Back in 2006, when I was a last year´s student at uni (Msc in Business Engineering) and my classmates and I were getting closer to the diploma ceremony, some fellow student sent us the story of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker. By that time many of us (including myself) had already secured our first jobs … More The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker