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The Barefoot Investor Book Review

The Barefoot Investor Book Review

I’ve been a big fan of The Barefoot Investor since a colleague introduced me to him way back in 2006. That’s when I was working in architecture and searching for a way out. I wanted to grow my wealth, so as to be able to […]

Why It Pays To Embrace Your Inner Skeptic

Why It Pays To Embrace Your Inner Skeptic

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of curiosity. I believe that ‘why?’, the beloved question of toddlers and pre-schoolers, really is one of the best words in the English language. Imagine what the world would be like if everyone asked ‘why?’ before doing […]

How Much Of Your Income Should You Be Saving?

How Much Of Your Income Should You Be Saving?

With changing life situations, priorities and incomes, it’s good to regularly ask yourself if you’re saving enough of your income. Maybe you’ve just discovered the early retirement movement or found a job you love or had a baby and want to be able to work […]

How We Afford To Travel The World And Still Save

How We Afford To Travel The World And Still Save

Travel. It’s on virtually everyone’s ‘bucket list’, but it can seem that packing and selling everything is the only way to do it. Money is often named as the number one reason why many don’t get away regularly. People think that they must spend thousands, […]