The 2020 objectives

2020… I really like how you pronounce this and how grace full and peaceful it looks. For 2020, I have listed my personal objectives. None of these objectives is financial in nature and is not really mesaurable like a savings rate or an amberindex. Why do this? It all comes down to my focus on … More The 2020 objectives

How FI am I now?

When on the journey to FI, it is always interesting to know if there is progress, standstill or regression. Tracking the status is a very good way to get a view on the trend. Hence, I put the amberindex back in the spotlight. … More How FI am I now?

A new reality

Since 8 months I now live on a single salary. It is not the typical FIRE one salary whereby one stops to work because they have reached certain financial milestones in their financial long term plan. This one salary family is enforced on me due to my divorce. I see this new reality as an opportunity to … More A new reality

My new home…

Part of a divorce is finding out what to to with the family home. We have found a solution for that. And it is not the most financial optimised solution. That is my lessons learned: there are limits to making rational, spreadsheet based decisions. How about following your feelings?

Where are you…?

It has been a while! That is an understatement. I refuse to count the weeks and months that I did not blog. There are many reason why that did not happen. Today I will focus on one: boredom.

My Housing Story

Inspired by Geldnerd and Meneer and Mevrouw, I share with you my housing story. There are some ggod lessons in here, and I want to document these for my kids and interested people. I hope you can avoid my mistakes