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Category Archives: Investing

How to buy ETFs

How to buy ETFs

If you’re on the path to financial independence and follow a few bloggers as they save and invest their way to freedom. You no doubt have come across an investment vehicle that just keeps on popping up everywhere you look.   Exchanged Traded Funds (ETFs)!     The holy grail of investing, according to most… Continue Reading

P2P Lending

P2P Lending

  P2P lending is a topic I have been wanting to do for a long time but I never had the experience or expertise to write about it. I’m the kinda guy that actually likes to do something before I claim any knowledge on the subject. There are people out there believe it or not,… Continue Reading

Rentvesting

Rentvesting

  What a horrible mash-up of words. Rentvesting? Rent-Investing? Rentvestor? Yuck! While the term itself doesn’t sit well with me, the underlying principles defiantly do and I think a ton of millennials could benefit from it, so listen up muchacho’s! What The Hell Is Rentvesting? Put simply ‘rent where you want to live, while you… Continue Reading

Pay Less Tax Part 2- Salary Sacrifice

Pay Less Tax Part 2- Salary Sacrifice

Part two of my Pay Less Tax series which focuses on various strategies for lowering the amount of tax you pay here in Australia. You can check out Part One – Buying Assets In A Trust if you missed it. This strategy is pretty straight forward, you buy stuff with pre-taxed dollars lowering your taxable income which… Continue Reading

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Podcast – Mad Fientist

Podcast – Mad Fientist

Subscribe on Itunes    Subscribe on SoundCloud   Summary I have been following today’s guest for a few years now. He is one of my favourite FI bloggers and has recently hit financial independence in his mid thirties. The Mad Fientist analyses the tax code and looks at personal finance through the lens of early financial independence,… Continue Reading

Podcast – Ben Everingham: The Stars Align In Paris…

Podcast – Ben Everingham: The Stars Align In Paris…

  Subscribe on Itunes    Subscribe on SoundCloud   In this episode I chat to Ben Everingham who was able to retire from full time work at the age of 29.  Ben knew he was not wired the same as everyone else when he started working full time and quickly discovered that the ‘normal’ working life… Continue Reading

Rent or Buy?

Rent or Buy?

“Are you still renting? Why don’t you buy yourself a house already. Rent money is DEAD MONEY!” If you rent, I’m sure you have come across one of these people at least once in your life. And it’s most likely coming from a loved one who genuinely cares about you. It’s easy to understand how… Continue Reading

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