Money and Relationships

Money and relationships. There’s not many things that can be so divisive between a couple. But, just like there’s more than one way to skin a cat, there is definitely more than one way for  couples to manage their financials. Couple Money Management From talking over the years with family, friends and colleagues, the 3 […]

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FIRE Around The Globe: Belgium

Welcome back to FIRE Around the Globe, the feature where I showcase a different person on their way to becoming financially independent. You can read all about how I came up with the idea here. Or you can jump right into today’s interview, which comes to us from Ambertree Leaves in Belgium, the land of […]

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Save Some Money And The Environment

I’ve always been an environmentalist at heart. When I was about 8 or 9 I felt so strongly about environmental issues that I wrote letters to both the Queen and the Prime Minister (John Major at the time) about how worried I was about the ivory and snakeskin trades. I’m not sure if I thought […]

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FIRE Around The Globe: Australia

A brand new week, brings a brand new interview from someone pursuing FIRE around the globe! This week, we’re going Down Under and hearing from a fellow FIRE enthusiasts, Adventures with Poopsie. Introduce Yourself We’re an Australian couple, aged 43 and 29, pursuing early retirement and a life of travel. We both work for the […]

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How We Kept Organised Planning 4 Months of Travel

Everyone has their own way of organising and managing things and everyone definitely has their own way of planning travel and enjoying time away; even down to the type of trips people prefer to take. Some enjoy cruises, some enjoy backpacking – others enjoy resorts and some are really into all inclusive deals. What all […]

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FIRE Around The Globe: Singapore

Welcome to the third interview from FIRE Around the Globe! Not only is it the third interview, it’s the third country and third continent covered – Europe and North America have already been featured. This week, we’re transported to Asia, to talk with our fellow FIRE pursuer, Dawn from Singapore! Introduce Yourself Dawn is Singapore’s […]

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What We Packed For A 4 Month Trip

When we made the decision to go travelling before settling back in the UK permanently, we knew we had to get clever with our packing. It’s been a constantly evolving process to become smarter packers. It’s learned behaviour to pack a lot, I think. Growing up, we both went on family holidays with the car […]

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FIRE Around the Globe: Canada

Welcome to the second interview from the FIRE Around the Globe series! You can read the backstory to the series here and last week’s feature from the Netherlands here. But, without further ado, let’s jump into this week’s interview from Canada. Introduce Yourself Hi, we are Mr. and Mrs. Xyz from Our Financial Path. We […]

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Hacks for our Summer of Travel

We recently took the plunge and decided to go travelling this summer before settling back permanently in the UK. You can read all about that decision here. Knowing our planned trip was going to put a slight dent in the wallet, we knew we wanted to utilise reward points we already had and seek out […]

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FIRE Around the Globe: The Netherlands

Welcome to the very first interview from my new FIRE Around the Globe series! I’ll be featuring a different person weekly from around the world who is pursuing the path to Financial Independence (you can read all about the series here). Let’s jump straight into the first interview, which comes from the Netherlands! Introduce Yourself […]

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