FIRE Personal Finance reports

Net worth update: 2020

In August 2019, I shared my net worth for the first time on this blog. It’s about time for a check in, and my plan is to do 6 monthly reviews of my net worth to make sure that there is always positive growth. So in August 2019, my net worth was: $403,346. (The calculator …

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FIRE Personal Finance

Taking stock: 2021 Financial Goals

Boy, what a year 2020 has been. And hello, we meet again. My relationship with this blog certainly has been different to that of my previous blog(s). It is often one of guilt, mixed in with regret, hope and love. And sometimes, I wonder if this is a reflection of my own relationship with money? …

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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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