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The Frugal Samurai

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The Frugal Samurai
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Personal Finance, Personal Development, FIRE, Real Estate, Stock Market, Investing, Mindset
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Sydney, NSW, Australia
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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“Tick tock, tick tock…” What’s that sound' Whose watch is broken' Where’s the bomb located' Shall we sell this grandfather clock' Tell me QUICKLY. Whoa, calm down please, it’s just the days, hours and minutes counting down to MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be and I’s big day. oh… is that all. What you mean – is that all, with a … More 3 More Things I’ve Learnt From Planning A Wedding (So Far) ...
Posted: Feb 18 2018 @ 8:21 AM
Lurve is in the air! Yes indeedy boys and girls, it’s Valentine’s Day Feb 14th. Tis the special day for romantic love each and every year. I’m going to keep this post short because MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be and I just came back from dinner, and it’s wayyyy past our bedtimes. Fact is though tonight we saw many, … More Valentine’s Day ...
Posted: Feb 14 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Yo Yo Yo – what’s happening peeps! Not sure why I decided to talk like that – must be because I’ve been watching “Any Given Sunday” again, one of my favourite sports movies. Basically it’s a take on a fictional NFL team with an all-star acting cast. Al Pacino as the old school head coach, … More Investing in Real Estate 105 (Your Team) ...
Posted: Feb 11 2018 @ 8:21 AM
What’s happening people! We live in such exciting times don’t you think' I mean, did you notice what happened in the last couple of days in the global stock market' VOLATILITY. Hell yeah, risk-on, risk-off baby. Why are you so excited TheFrugalSamurai' Because volatility creates excitement! It creates headlines and articles and EYEBALLS PEOPLE. No … More 5 Quotes to Help You With Stock Market Uncertainty ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 7:51 AM
Gday peeps, How’s it all going! February’s here, which means we are well and truly into 2018. Going to be a short post today guys because MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be and I are in the process of moving into our new place, i.e. boxes and sticky tape and shit strewn everywhere like a bomb site. I thought about … More (Note to Self) 4 Quick Lessons from Moving Houses ...
Posted: Feb 04 2018 @ 7:20 AM
Hi guys! How y’all going' Would you believe it but it’s end of January already! Does time fly fast eh – they say that most New Year’s Resolutions don’t last past January. But I think when you have a steady 9 to 5, active social calendar and fully booked weekend – no WONDER we find … More Investing in Real Estate 104 (Structure) ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 8:45 AM
Happy Australia Day folks! To all our international friends – January’s usually a good month here in Australia, because so shortly after the New Year celebrations – there’s a three week hiatus which culminates into another party for the Australia Day long weekend. Surely there are worse things in life than moments spent with your … More Investing in Real Estate 103 (Leveraging for a Pre-approval) ...
Posted: Jan 28 2018 @ 8:10 AM
HEY news flash guys – did you know big circles are really hard to fit inside small rectangles' After 2 hours of trying, MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be and I know now. Yep, that’s the scenario that confronted her and I when one of her good friends’ generously offered a barely-used dining table to us. With hindsight, I should … More Investing in Real Estate 102 (Mindset and More) ...
Posted: Jan 24 2018 @ 9:47 AM
“Hey TheFrugalSamurai, I’m keen to purchase this property but don’t know if I should do it – what are your thoughts'” This message popped up on my private messages one morning. YIPPEE KI-YAY was my first thought, finally through the mist of obscurity I’ve become someone of repute, of unquestionable character, a subject matter expert, … More Investing in Real Estate 101 (The Beginning) ...
Posted: Jan 21 2018 @ 6:16 AM
What’s up guys, back again! Feels like I never left right' Hope everyone’s having a great week so far, I know I am… because it’s the fortnightly payday today! Yay! Money from our corporate masters – Huzzah! To be honest, I was tempted to transfer some of my hard-earned into a crypto account. But then I … More First Day At Work ...
Posted: Jan 17 2018 @ 9:02 AM


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