Personal Finance reports

Know your [net] worth. And mine too.

Do you know how much you are worth? It sounds so cold and business-like to ask such a question, but there are definitely important reasons as to why knowing your net worth is important. I’m a school teacher, so pardon me as I indulge in me-friendly metaphors. But I think knowing your net worth is …

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Book Reviews FIRE

[Book Thoughts] Playing with Fire

I devoured this book. This book being Playing with Fire by Scott Rieckens, in case the image didn’t give it away. Mainly because I had felt recently that my own FIRE was dwindling. And I needed something to rekindle that passion. It’s amazing how much distraction there is around you that it’s so easy to …

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investing

And thus it begins…

Today is a momentous day. Today is the day I take my first step into the sharemarket. 3 years since I first came across the FIRE movement and becoming more financially aware, I have finally click the button to ‘buy’. I had planned for this to happen quite a lot earlier, but life happened, IVF …

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Personal Finance Talk with pia

His and Her’s: Money Attitude

I think how a person treats money can be very interesting. The attitude towards money can vary greatly between one person to the next; from spending it as fast as it comes in or spending beyond their means to squirelling every cent away and scooping leftover sauce back into the jar and only using one …

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Talk with pia

Our current position

To be able to fully understand how we are moving forward, you need to first understand our current position. I am a teacher in a State school, and I have one current side hustle. I used to have more, but have since quit or shut businesses down due to a lack of time and mental …

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Life updates

Big Kid, Little Adult is alive!

In 2017, I started Big Kid, Little Adult. I had just learnt about Barefoot Investor, Dave Ramsay & the FIRE movement and I was inspired. In fact, saying that I was inspired would be putting it mildly. I had just come off a 10 year stint blogging professionally, burnt out from the industry, but aching …

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