So first thing is first, there were a lot of questions in my previous portfolio update about how I managed to get so much net worth in my mid-twenties. I answered in the comments section of that post but basically … Continue reading Monthly portfolio update – January 2019
With the new year in full swing, there are a lot of people at the gym with their new year resolutions to be healthier, fitter, lose weight and what not. Well Fitness First has taken the opportunity to offer a … Continue reading New year’s resolutions and why I dislike franchise gyms
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 – John Bogle (founder of Vanguard)
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?