While life happens, your portfolio builds up. Having a look at this pile of assets from time to time does not hurt. Being a spreadsheet nerd, I can now easily follow all of this via custom build tool. So, let’s see where we are…
For almost 2 years now, I have been using the Amber index to track our progress towards FI. With this index, I can keep my numbers private while still discussing our progress. With the extra experience and insights we have now, it is time to update the index.
We are among the people than lend free money to our government. At the end of this month, the government will pay back the zero pct interest loan we gave in 2105. So, what to do with our tax return?
This is interview nr 10 of people that trade options. Thanks for reading along. Today, FerdiS does the talking. He lives in California and is originally from South Africa. He mainly invests in dividend growing stocks and uses options to add extra return. He also contributes on seeking alpha. How did you get an interest … More interview #10 -FerdiS – DGI with options
As a family, we are far away from FI. The current official retirement age in Belgium is 67. That translates for me into 2043. Every year that I can be free before that is a win! So, what is the current guesstimate?
One of the ideas behind this blog is to reach out to the community and meet the different people out there. This leads to interesting discussions that in turn can make your own approach, plan and system better.
There are many paths to Financial Independence. Passive Income is what a lot of paths have in common. So does our path. Some might argue that one of our paths is not that passive due to the nature of option trading….
A budget need to be as simple as possible, not simple. … More Layered budget – it works for us!
Towards the end of 2016, I went to see one of the financial planners/upscale banks in Belgium. A first get-to-know meeting is free. Worst case, you loose an hour. Best case, you pick up some ideas.
Life can be more complex that 25 times your annual expenses … More No more FI for me!