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 […]

Net Worth – March 2020

March 5, 2020 MrR2A 0

This past month has been a really positive one for our net worth. The really interesting month will be the coming one, as I expect changes in the stock market […]

Net Worth February 2020

February 7, 2020 MrR2A 1

Now that I’m in my new job we were able to immediately increase our mortgage payments. We’re now paying more in principal than in interest again! And we’ll have it […]

Kiwi Finance Quirks

January 31, 2020 MrR2A 0

If you’re on the path to Financial Independence, you’re probably a little bit exasperated that most of the material out there on the interwebs is American. I love listening to […]

Net Worth January 2020

January 2, 2020 MrR2A 0

Time flies! Being the start of a new year, this is when we do our annual revaluation of our assets, which is always a nice little boost to the net […]

NZ’s Online PAYE Calculator

December 20, 2019 MrR2A 4

Of the many helpful finance tools on the internet, it can sometimes be hard to find ones that take NZ circumstances specifically into account. I recently found out that in […]

Net Worth – December 2019

December 5, 2019 MrR2A 0

It’s been a fairly quiet month net worth-wise. The stock market has been fairly stagnant (in fact it seems to have dropped a bit) so really the only increases in […]

Net Worth – November 2019

November 7, 2019 MrR2A 0

So as promised, I have plenty to share about some big changes that have occurred in our finances. The main story is that Mrs R2A had to quit her new […]

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 […]