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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How to Avoid Card Fees Abroad

The flights are booked, the hotel room reserved and the case is packed – it’s holiday time! And in this wonderfully modern age we live in, gone are the days where you need to travel with travellers’ cheques or a whole stash of foreign currency. Today, you can get away by jetting off with just […]

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Living Up To Our Name

I thought long and hard about what to call my blog. Primarily, the blog is about personal finance and financial independence but I knew I wanted the freedom to just talk about whatever the hell I wanted, so didn’t want the name to be money related and feel pigeonholed. Ultimately, I want to try and […]

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The On-Demand Economy: Don’t Fall Prey

The consumer driven society we live in has a thing about instant gratification. When people want something, they want it right that second. And technology companies and businesses are capitalising on this by rolling out goods and services that cater to this incessant, immediate want, with the rapid explosion of the on-demand economy (also known […]

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