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 […]

How We Budget – Part II

June 12, 2019 MrR2A 0

I previously discussed how we budget. I was going to include as part of that a description of what kinds of expenses we include in different categories, but that part […]

How We Budget – Part I

June 6, 2019 MrR2A 0

First up, just a bit of a notice. I’ve been trying to write a fortnightly post plus a monthly net worth update. So far I’ve been succeeding! I’m going to […]

Why We Hold Bonus Bonds

March 12, 2019 MrR2A 0

If you’ve been reading my net worth posts, you’ve probably noticed we have $20 in something called Bonus Bonds. For the uninitiated, or those outside New Zealand, Bonus Bonds are […]

Our “Retirement” Plan

February 26, 2019 MrR2A 0

So I figure a good way to kick off this blog is to talk about the situation we expect/hope to be in come age 37 (seven years away). I put […]