The Godfather of index investing, Mr John C. Bogle (commonly known as “Jack”) passed away on 16th January 2019. He was the founder of Vanguard, the company that makes index investing so accessible to everyday individuals like me and you! … Continue reading Rest in Peace – The Godfather of Index Investing
I recently read that Lebron James, the man that earned nearly $37 million USD last year from playing professional basketball in the USA and his various endorsements, doesn’t pay for Spotify. If a man with that much money doesn’t feel … Continue reading Cancelling my Spotify Premium subscription
So when I started this FIRE journey, one thing that I learnt early was that financial independence simply meant having enough income to replace your expenses. As a result, at the start of December I decided that I would give … Continue reading Monthly Portfolio Update – December 2018
As we wind down to the end of the year, it’s that time where people reflect on what they’ve accomplished during the year, and also what they have in their sights for the coming year. The year 2018 was a … Continue reading The 2 ways to build a passive income
Up until maybe a year ago, I was not aware of what ‘FIRE‘ was, and had no idea that there was a large community who all shared similar goals and mindsets towards achieving financial independence, and in some cases, retiring … Continue reading What is FIRE and why should you care?
Thanks for joining me! I am a mid-twenties male based in Sydney, Australia working in finance and chasing financial independence! I will be documenting my story here, as well as sharing my monthly portfolio updates to keep myself accountable and … Continue reading The Journey Begins