This report, I will start with something completely different. In July 2016, there will be the first Financial Independence Week Europe. With my wife, we decided to attend this great initiative of What Life Could Be. Getting to see Budapest and meeting other European FI bloggers is a something that we look forward to! Check out … More Amber Index and Saving Rate – April 2016
When you plan to become Financially independent, you need a plan. Our plan is simple: life below our means and invest the rest. These monthly Amber index posts provide a follow up of the plan. I check if we are on track for FIRE in 2029.
Travel the world and the seven seas is important for us. Getting experiences over material possessions is what matters.Travel with 4 people requires money, a lot of money. We decided to set aside money in a travel fund.
One of the goals for this blog is to hold myself accountable for my actions. It should provide a log of my progress towards FI in 2029. One way to do this is to log each month our saving rate and our Amber Index.
Following up our budget is a long standing habit for me. Since I started blogging a few months ago, I also publish the results online. It forces me to analyze the numbers and see where we can do better. As most of our moneyflows are automated, the numbers are somehow predictable.
Now that the year is over, and after a ski holiday, we are back to blog business. I plan to be more active the coming weeks. But first, I start with the final results of the 2015 savings and investing results
The past few weeks it has been quit calm on the blog front. Due to a busye period at work with a deadline to be met, I was not able to blog a lot, or worse, just follow up what others were talking about. That is why I am so excited to post another blog … More Amber index and Saving Rate November 2015
In line with a lot of others in the community, I share my progress on the road to FIRE. The date is planned in 2029 and with this post, you see some progress to this goal. October was an interesting period. It was one of the best months ever for the markets. Whoohoo. But it … More Amber index and Savings rate report November 2015
Beating the market is an obsession for a lot of people. I try not to make it my obsession. First, It is difficult to define the market and by defining it, you already make some choices, probably different from others. Secondly, what does it teach you?
In line with a lot of others in the community, I share my progress on the road to FIRE. The date is planned in 2029 and with this post, you see some progress to this goal. The end of August was an interesting period. The markets dropped about 10pct, there were rebounds, some more drops, … More Amber index and Saving rate – oktober Update