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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.

August 1, 2022 Why We’re Not Paying Off Our Mortgage

Our debt recycling situation, beefing up our share portfolio after selling an investment property, investing a lump sum, simplifying our accounts & going ‘all-in’ on shares.

March 22, 2022 Podcast: Minimalism and Financial Independence

We discuss the huge overlaps between Minimalism and the pursuit of financial independence.  The benefits, the possible drawbacks, and how to put these lessons into practice in our everyday lives.

50 Enjoyable Low Cost Things To Do
February 15, 2022 50 Enjoyable Low Cost Things To Do

There’s a huge amount of ways we can spend our spare time which are fun, meaningful and also help us save.  Here’s a list of 50 enjoyable low cost activities I came up with.

December 14, 2021 Podcast: Is Insurance Worth It?

We discuss different insurance options and discuss whether they’re worth having, strategies for reducing your insurance costs, other ways to protect yourself and more.

November 23, 2021 How to Actually Pull The Plug and Leave Work

Dealing with common fears and anxiety around leaving work, awkward conversations about FIRE, managing debt in retirement and convincing yourself it’s safe to step into freedom.

Creating A Runway to Retirement
October 5, 2021 Podcast: Creating A Runway to Retirement (Pat’s Transition Plan)

We discuss transitioning from full time work to semi-retirement. Dealing with employers, managing your finances, and how Pat is approaching it as he plans his transition right now.

Preparing for Early Retirement
September 29, 2021 How to Prepare For Early Retirement

My advice on how to get yourself ready for early retirement, lessons and reflections from my own experience and what I would do differently.

September 7, 2021 Podcast: Basics vs Luxuries -120 Years of Perspective

In this episode we zoom out and look at how much our lifestyles and spending have changed in the last 20, 50, 100 years, and see what we can learn from this.

June 22, 2021 How to Become Recession-Proof

Advice and tips on how to become recession proof, so you can live life without fear, knowing you’re financially prepared for anything.

A Family on their way to Financial Independence
May 25, 2021 Achieving Financial Independence With A Family

An epic post full of great advice on reaching financial independence when you have kids (from someone who is doing it!).

April 6, 2021 Podcast: The Benefits of Semi-Retirement (And How To Do It)

Semi-retirement or ‘Semi-FI’ is a fantastic way to get a lot of freedom in a much shorter time than following the traditional financial independence path.

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