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August 8, 2023 What If I Woke Up Broke?

From start to finish, how I would approach the FI journey if I woke up broke. What work I’d do, whether I’d buy or rent, lifestyle, savings rate, etc. Could I do it again, and how long would it take?

July 18, 2023 The Great Divergence

I discuss how the world of money and spending evolved into the modern era.  I explore how there’s now a great divide between those with knowledge and those without, between those who think for themselves and take action… and everyone else.

June 28, 2023 How to Become Rich AND Happy in One Blog Post

Becoming rich and happy are probably the two most common aspirations.  I explain how to achieve both, why I’m still working on it, and how one can help with the other.  It’s not complex, but it takes time and effort.

June 18, 2023 Side Hustles: Are They Worth It?

A detailed look at side hustles, and whether they can help you achieve your financial goals.  I look at the numbers, pros and cons, things to consider, and who’s best suited to take on a side hustle.

November 30, 2022 Strong Money Australia Book Resources

On this page you’ll find extra content I mentioned throughout the book, plus tools, resources and other stuff to help you on your journey.

October 6, 2022 The Incredible Power of Momentum

Financial independence can seem complex, but is easily broken down into simple actions. In this article, I explain how to beat procrastination and take your first steps, building momentum, and how surprisingly powerful it is.

September 26, 2022 Why Our Idea of Sacrifice Is Wrong

Everything we do comes with benefits and drawbacks.  When we ‘sacrifice’ one thing for another, we’re choosing a better set of benefits and drawbacks.  And if that’s the case, then it’s not really sacrifice at all.

July 13, 2022 What My Life is Like 5 Years After Retiring Early

I retired from my full-time job 5 years ago. Here’s how the experience is going, how I spend my time, and my advice for you.

May 18, 2022 How to Prosper Despite Higher Inflation

Practical thoughts and ideas for keeping your finances in rock-solid shape as we live through a period of higher inflation.

April 19, 2022 Podcast: ASIC’s New Guidance & The Future of FIRE & Chill

We discuss the crackdown on financial content by the regulator ASIC.  We share our thoughts on these issues, how it affects content creators and why we’ve decided to end the show.

April 5, 2022 Podcast: How to Deal With Taxes

In this episode, we talk about taxes on income and investments, possible ways to reduce tax on our financial journeys, and what tax looks like when we reach early retirement.

March 8, 2022 Podcast: Starting the FI Journey From Zero Today

A thought experiment. What if we had to start our wealth-building journey all over again from scratch today. I share the steps I would take.

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