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Financial Planning

Traditional financial planning focuses on the “how”, but fails to consider the “what”, “why”, and “when”. This approach does both.

Opportunity Cost

The higher up the corporate ladder you climb, the less actual work you do. Yet the value of your contribution increases markedly.

Coders of Finance interview series – { in·deed·a·bly }

HaltCatchFire discusses finances, technology, and backstories with FI bloggers with tech backgrounds.

Subversion

How do you teach children about money? My deviously simple yet effective system worked nicely, but also produced some unexpected outcomes.

Normalcy

Do you see the world as it is, or as you would like it to be? Is your perception of what is normal supported by evidence and backed by data?

Healthy, wealthy and wise

Recording, monitoring, analysing, and acting on well-informed data-driven decisions has helped many areas of my life.

Poverty

Financial Independence requires the earning of a reasonable income. Without it, FI is just a dangerously oversold dream.

Fear

Pay attention to emerging trends and threats to your livelihood. This helps to mitigate fear and ensure survival.

Interesting, yet irrelevant

What would you do if you only had 10 years to live? That is the topic of today’s thought experiment.

Dreams versus Reality

Want to know the FIRE movement’s dirty little secret? Sometimes early retirement is the problem, not the solution.

Demagoguery

Is it true that only 1/3 of the population work full time? How about 50% of the population not working at all?

How I Money

A detailed walkthrough of how { in·deed·a·bly } organises his personal finances.

Goals, strategy and tactics

Financial Independence is an enabler, not a goal. Here are the common traps experienced by those pursuing FIRE.

University fees are optional

Learn how to earn a tuition free university degree, without winning a scholarship or joining the military.

Home Market Bias

A home market bias can be dangerous to our personal finance well being, increasing risk and missing opportunities.

Indeedably meta

Writing a blog has been a fascinating, eye-opening, and surprisingly rewarding experience.

Asset allocation

Understanding your asset allocation rationale will ensure it helps to achieve your goals.

Emergency

Those who need emergency funds most are those who can afford them least.

Cashless payments disrupted busking

> 50% of transactions are made electronically. Cashless society is tough for buskers and beggars.

Lessons from retirement

Lessons from retirement: The lessons I learned from confronting mortality and three semi-retirements