I quit my job – budget

I’ve gone through my budget with a fine tooth comb to help me answer the question, how long will my current savings last me? This blog post is a deep dive into that process. I quit my job and I plan to work for myself for a few months. I would like to do this… Continue reading I quit my job – budget

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Emergency Savings

How much money do I need to save for an emergency? That’s a good question. The barefoot investor recommends starting with a 2k emergency savings. Then building it out to 3-6 months worth of living expenses once debts have been sorted. This is NOT financial advice, a professional can help you if you have any concerns about… Continue reading Emergency Savings

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How I recharge

Today I ran out of spoons and I didn’t realize until I started my walk to work and I started tearing up over listening to this podcast about people going for walks. Now there were some touching stories but I even got a bit teary feeling grateful over my morning coffee. 😭. So yeah, ok… Continue reading How I recharge

Review of Finance Apps

I’m studying to be a financial advisor and I’ve been exploring many of the mobile apps out there that can be used to help manage finances. This post is a review of the ones I’ve used so far. My preferred apps are listed first. This is NOT financial advice or a product recommendation, a professional… Continue reading Review of Finance Apps

Windfalls of cash

I’ve gotten 3 windfalls of cash recently; my tax return (1.5K) my bonus from work (5k after taxes) 10k from super/retirement fund this post is a reflection on what I’ve done with that money. All numbers are in AUD. This is not financial advice, a professional can help you figure out the best approach for you. Show… Continue reading Windfalls of cash

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Lifestyle Plan

How much does it cost to be you? This blog post is a walkthrough of how I manage my finances so I can answer the question, how much does it cost to be me? I’ll be doing a budget spreadsheet for the month of October to come up with a number for my minimum living… Continue reading Lifestyle Plan

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