One of the most common recommendations for solid financial planning is to have a personal budget in place. It can help you immensely to allocate your resources where they are needed the most, to analyze your expenses and to stay on top of your finances at all times. So it's not surprising to hear this … Continue reading You should have a personal budget, right?
Over the last couple of months, I have started to reduce my social media presence and to close many of my online accounts. My Facebook account has been deleted (I seriously didn't miss it a single day), and the same thing happened to my Twitter account and AirBnB. As I move closer towards my goal … Continue reading Dividend Stocks make your worries go away
As the calendar has continued to roll into March, we are quickly approaching the dividend season in Germany. While most companies in the US pay out a dividend every 3 months, German companies do so only once a year. One could argue about which system is better or worse, but that's a topic for another … Continue reading The dividend season is coming!
I feel pretty motivated these days to write about a few more things that are on my mind, and one of these things is something I consider pretty important. My family. Now, we don't know the future. We don't know how things will turn out, and as my anti-FIRE friends like to say: If you … Continue reading Take care of your family
With all the drama all around the world, I firmly believe that 2019 will be still a great year with plenty of opportunities ahead and some really interesting developments. For FIRE aspirants such as myself, this could be a crucial year to move a big step forward towards the aim of financial independence. But before … Continue reading 2019 will be THE year of opportunities
For anyone who was thinking that 2019 would offer some political stability and economic recovery, the year started pretty awful. Let's take a look: Brexit - everything hints at a total disaster with the UKs decision to leave the EU. We can expect high market volatility and a lot of insecurity on how an unorganised … Continue reading Drama is all around
Yes, you read right. The new year started but we don't do the resolution stuff. We start the year with serious targets. Today is the 6th of January, so the 1st week is almost gone. This means that we have roughly another 51 weeks to meet our own, ambitious but still realistic expectations on 2019. … Continue reading 2019 – Drop the resolutions!