In June 2019 I discovered the community and movement that is Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE). A community that changed my traditional views on retirement, and made me realise I didn’t have to work until I was 65+ years old.
I soon introduced my husband to the idea and we started our journey then and there, improved our financial literacy, increased our savings rate to 60%, and learnt how to invest (including in ourselves).
Since then we have invested our first 100k in 17 months, and continue to invest regularly. This is our journey to Financial Independence and Retirement on Our Terms.
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Just a quick update on how our Airbnb renovations are going since our last post in August, how much progress we’ve made, and when we estimate we’ll be live on Airbnb for bookings. For all our Airbnb related posts click here. Eventually, the aim is to turn these posts into more detailed monthly posts aroundContinue reading “Airbnb Update – September 2021”
We stumbled onto the concept of FIRE otherwise known as Financial Independence Retire Early in mid 2019. Just over 2 years have passed since then, and in this time we have been actively working towards financial independence as a family of four. I’ll be the first to admit it hasn’t been a smooth pathway, andContinue reading “How to pursue financial independence with a family”
August was our second most expensive month to date of 2021, and it felt like it. I felt like we were constantly paying for something, and even though it was mostly planned it still hurt. Our renovations continue to be our biggest expense and to date we have spent over 16k this year on completelyContinue reading “Expense Review – August 2021”
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