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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I Don’t Hate My Job

It’s not a prerequisite to hate your job when you’re on the path to financial independence. I actually love my profession and love the career I have built. But as much as I find fulfillment and satisfaction in it, I’m still quite willing to close the door on that part of my life when we […]

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When It’s Right To Spend Money

This new lifestyle we’ve been living since March 2016 isn’t about deprivation. It’s not about saving as much money as you can at the expense of your happiness or sanity. Yes, it’s about breaking old spendthrift habits, forming new frugal habits and adapting your lifestyle to maximise your savings rate whilst still enjoying the things […]

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Frugality or Mindful Spending?

Do you have to adopt extreme frugality in order to achieve financial independence? Is there a specific type of money attitude you need to adopt? I don’t think there’s a straightforward answer to that question. In reality, there’s a multitude of answers that could suit anyone’s approach to achieving FIRE. Different Approaches to Achieving Financial […]

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The Lightbulb Moment

So, how did we come to the pretty momentous life goal of financial independence? Twitter was actually the catalyst for change. For better or worse, social media definitely has an impact on our lives these days! Back in March 2016, in the depths of winter, I was scrolling through Twitter, when a retweet caught my […]

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So, Here We Are

Hi! Thanks for stopping by. So, here we are. The very first post. I’m Mrs. LLC. Married to Mr. LLC, otherwise known as Team LLC. We wanted to start A Life Less Conventional as we’ve just begun to embark on an exciting adventure – to save. A lot. Financial Independence Goal Save, I hear you […]

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