Why you should work on your career

With all the spare time I now have, being redundant and all, I have had plenty of time to read personal finance and FIRE blogs. There is some very interesting articles out there (and...

Housing Price Redux

House price data has always been a bit of an issue in Australia. Unfortunately, we don’t have a great site like Zillow to provide good house price data. Our local equivalents, Domain and Realestate.com...

Kiva update – February 2019

I love using Kiva. Its my favorite way of making charitable giving. Kiva lending allows me to control who I lend to much more directly than simply giving my money to a charity. This...

Financial Literacy – the basics

In this series of posts I am going to cover some of the basics of financial literacy. While basic, its also critical to understand, as it forms the basis of all things personal finance....

January 2019 wealth report

G’day and welcome to our January 2019 monthly wealth report. Set out below is an analysis of our income and spending, as well as a picture of our net financial wealth. Think of it...

Kiva lending – a portfolio approach to giving

I love using Kiva. Its my favourite way of making charitable giving. Kiva lending allows me to control who I lend to much more directly than simply giving my money to a charity. This...