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Creating Freedom Through Financial Independence


April 16, 2018 Build A Better Future by Fighting Our Dark (Lazy) Side

Quite often, the best thing we can do for ourselves, and our future, is the opposite of what we feel like doing.

April 7, 2018 Reflections On A Year of Freedom

Taking a look back at our first year of early retirement.  How has it been?

March 24, 2018 Being Rational and Solving Problems

How to get the outcomes we want without blowing all our money in the process.

January 22, 2018 The Real Cost of Living: An Inconvenient Truth

The real cost of living is not as much as people think.  I compare living standards, incomes, and living costs over 100 years.

January 13, 2018 Goals and Focus for 2018

Sharing the various things I want to achieve and focus on in 2018.

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December 2, 2017 Driving Your Wealth, With Frugal Car Ownership

I explore the many ways we can optimise the cost of car ownership.

November 14, 2017 Retire Young, Before It’s Too Late

Why I believe it’s easier to become financially independent at a young age, than it is to start later in life.

November 6, 2017 Relocating Strong Money Headquarters

We moved out of our owner occupied home into a rental property in a different suburb.  Here’s why we’ve decided to start renting.

October 6, 2017 When Frugality Meets Smartphones

How to get the benefits and convenience of smartphones while keeping the cost under control.  An easy win here!

August 18, 2017 The Wealth Illusion: Things Often Aren’t What They Seem

The strange truth about wealthy people, and how we can join them instead of being stuck among the mediocre masses.

August 11, 2017 Rent vs Buy – The Aussie Housing Dilemma

Comparing the pros and cons of renting and buying on the FI journey.

July 28, 2017 Finding Motivation for Financial Independence

Getting clear on our direction in life and what we want to achieve will inspire us to take action.

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