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August 14, 2020 The Lost Art of Moderation

Destroying the idea that you need to be be extremely frugal to increase your savings.

August 11, 2020 Podcast: Spending, Happiness and FIRE

How we can still be happy and live a great life while saving so much and working towards financial independence.

July 24, 2020 House Hacking: Turn Your Housing Costs Into Profits!

An interview with a fellow Aussie who uses house hacking to massively reduce his housing costs and even make a side income.

June 27, 2020 Reflections On Three Years Of Freedom

How has our third year of early retirement has been?  Get the details in this post.

June 2, 2020 Podcast: How to Deal With the Cost of Housing in Australia

Property in Australia isn’t cheap.  How do we approach this while pursuing financial independence?  We discuss in this podcast.

May 9, 2020 Do You Need to Own A House to Retire Early?

I look at the pros and cons of renting and buying when you’re planning to retire early.

April 25, 2020 Reframing the Current Crisis

I look at a bunch of positives for us to focus on during the crappy lockdowns and virus disruption.

February 15, 2020 Semi-Retirement: Your Shortcut to Freedom?

An under-rated approach to create freedom is simply aiming for semi-retirement.  Lots of the same benefits of FI in a much shorter time-frame.

January 25, 2020 Can You Achieve Financial Independence on a Low Income?

Blowing away the misconception that wealth and financial independence is only possible for high income earners.

December 7, 2019 If the FIRE Journey Makes You Miserable, You’re Doing it Wrong

I explain why the FI journey is not about sacrifice and penny pinching.  If you think it is, you’re completely missing the point.

November 2, 2019 How to Break Through the Status Quo and Improve Your Life

Making changes isn’t easy.  Sometimes it’s like pulling teeth!  Here’s how to break out of a rut and take steps in the right direction.

September 23, 2019 When Novelty is the New Normal

Clever marketing has convinced us we need to constantly upgrade all our stuff to live a good life.  It’s consumerism on steroids, and we need to see it for the bullshit it really is.

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