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5 ways to FI/RE

You're excited about the FI/RE concept, but you're not sure if it is a perfect fit for you? You're not alone, let me tell you about the variations of FI/RE people have created to better fit their personal vision.
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5 ways to FI/RE

The FI/RE Philosophy

Financial independence, early retirement lovely words and an increasingly popular trend that seems to have finally reached the Dutch mainstream media. They don't seem to understand it though, so let me give you a better(?) explanation!
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The FI/RE Philosophy

Dangers on your financial journey: Lifestyle inflation

You can spend your fortunes away, and not even realise it. Have you ever thought about what you spend your money about? Is it worth it? Let's have a look at how to prevent the life style creep damaging your wealth.
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Dangers on your financial journey: Lifestyle inflation

The magic of compound interest

How do the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? Like magic that can be used for good or evil, compound interest has the power to influence your financial future either way. Learn about it now to make sure you're on the right path.
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The magic of compound interest

Ignorance is bliss

Do you ever feel like that the more you know, the more problems on the road ahead seem to appear? Time for a rant on how it used to be better ‘in the good old days’.
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Ignorance is bliss

2 surefire ways to build wealth

All secrets of personal finance poured into one simple strategy to build wealth? Read more to find out 2 surefire ways to build wealth!
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2 surefire ways to build wealth

Are you saving enough?

What would it take for you to quit your job right now? Or in five years from now? People eager to retire as early as possible have noted saving as much as possible will hasten your moment to quit that job. With that in mind, I thought to have a look at the math behind the savings rate and why you may or may not be willing to maximize it.
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Are you saving enough?

Retirement Grid

Many people are curious on when they can retire with their current saving habits. With this worksheet, I try to provide flexibility for personal situations as well as proper visual aids.
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Retirement Grid

9 steps to financial freedom

All financial levels are equal, however more are equal than others – financial status exists on a gradient and one will progress up or down with ever coin earned or spent. There are however certain milestones that can carry you along the route to financial freedom. For this article, I wanted to share with you 9 steps to financial freedom.
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9 steps to financial freedom

Amortization Schedule

It is good to know the numbers associated with your mortgage to make an informed decision. For this reason, I build a calculator to create your own personal (adaptive) amortization schedule. Have a look below.
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Amortization Schedule