Our investing nerve is tested

March 20, 2020 MrR2A 2

The Financial Independence – or FIRE – community has really mostly come about since the 2008 global financial crisis. Which means the bear market caused by coronavirus is the first […]

Our Expenses Journey

January 10, 2020 MrR2A 0

A key to reducing expenses and saving money, at least to start with, is to track your spending. I’m sure you’ve heard it said a million times. So now that […]

Why The Philippines?

November 21, 2019 MrR2A 2

It occurs to me that I’ve named this blog retire2asia.com but I haven’t really spent any time at all talking about the actual concept of retiring in Asia. In fact […]

Our Experience With Debt

October 31, 2019 MrR2A 0

I thought this week I’d take some time to share a bit of our personal experience. Often I write about general concepts and ideas as they are things I relate […]

Our Number

September 12, 2019 MrR2A 2

As you may have read, our current plan for achieving financial independence involves a move to the Philippines at some point in the medium term. I’ve posted a lot of […]

Environmentally Independent

August 8, 2019 MrR2A 0

This is a blog about personal finance, particularly looking at financial independence. When you start cutting expensive waste out of your life, it’s impossible to not also notice that you’re […]

Our investments take flight

July 18, 2019 MrR2A 0

As anyone who’s read any financial independence blog will know, investing in index funds is the most surefire way to achieve reliable gains over time. But it can be fun […]