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.
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.
This weekend, something just blew my mind. It is amazing how kids evolve and discover new items. As there is a connection link with finance, I thought to share it with you.
Key lessons from the 2nd meetup. … More Meetup fun in Antwerp
A first serious money conversation with a six year old … More Our first banking crisis
Setting up systems to accomplish life goals! … More My 2017 Goals
The year comes to an end. A week from now, it will be 2017 already. At the start of 2016, we started with some good itentions. How did we do? … More 2016 – thumbs up or down?
A while ago, I was considering paying back yet another part of our mortgage. To me, being debt free, both good and bad debt if you want, is a something that appeals me a lot. Ever since I had mortgage, I would try to accumulate 10K to meet the minimum amount for a extra payment. … More The mortgage: we keep it
The FIRE community is great source for both technical investment advice and life improvement. Plenty of excellent sources out there. It is also a community where people FI early: mid thirties, early forties…. Where people share a lot of damn good numbers. Could it be that we now want to keep up with a new set of … More Beat the FIRE Joneses!
People get rarely born being fully convinced of the vlaue of a FIRE journey. So, what got me fired up? I can’t remember who started this series The Money mine started this series, I liked most post that I read. It shows that there a phases you go through, you can identify yourself and sometimes adjust … More What got me fired up?