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Aussie Firebug

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Aussie Firebug
Early Retirement
Money, Early Retirement, Frugality, Investing, Millennial, Real Estate
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Victoria, Australia
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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  A lot to cover for August.   We finally had price movement in our properties with one going up $16K😁, one dropping by $22K 😩 and one not changing at all.   It feels like it’s been forever since there was a price change. But in reality, the last price fluctuation was 7 months ago in […] The post August 2017 Net Worth $377,237 (+$6,965) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 8:47 AM
Summary Our guest today is Jayden Vecchio, a director, and co-founder for Red and Co who was awarded the 2016 FBAA Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year award. You may know Jayden better as the co-host for the very successful ‘Rentvesting Podcast’ aimed at Gen X and Y Property Investors.   In this episode, we […] The post Podcast – Jayden from the Rentvesting Podcast appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Aug 27 2017 @ 7:47 AM
  Tax Christmas arrived at the Firebug household in July.   Saint Nick delivered 3 parcels of joy and one lump of coal.   Mrs. Firebug got a sweet tax return and paid off around $3K worth of HECS debt (bringing her loan to ~$22K)   I paid off my last installment of HECS ever! […] The post July 2017 Net Worth $370,272 (+$24,361) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Aug 08 2017 @ 8:44 AM
It’s that time of the year again.   Time to review where every single one of the precious dollars we earned last financial year went.   This is usually an eye opener, but we review our spendings monthly so it shouldn’t be too much of a shock.   It will be interesting though because this […] The post Savings Review 16/17 appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Jul 25 2017 @ 8:01 AM
  How in Gods name is it the end of June already?   Each year seems to be going quicker and quicker I swear.   There is only one thing of concern as we approach the accountants Christmas…       Ah yes! The fantastic, delicious  and awesome tax return.   Get your franking credits and negative […] The post June 2017 Net Worth $345,911 (+$10,004) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Jul 09 2017 @ 4:11 AM
Preface: When I talk about shares in this article, I really mean ETFs. I don’t buy individual shares or day trade.   Collingwood vs Carlton Sydney vs Melbourne Magic vs Bird   Just some of the biggest rivalries the world’s ever seen.   But in the investing world, there is not a more hotly debated topic […] The post Property vs Shares: The Ultimate Guide appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Jun 30 2017 @ 9:54 AM
  I’ve been tracking every single dollar I have spent for a good 4 years now. And May is always a good month with no major big ticket expenses.   This May was no exception. We managed to save very well and added about $6K to our net worth from cash.   Mrs. Firebug had […] The post May 2017 Net Worth $335,907 (+$19,805) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Jun 14 2017 @ 8:49 AM
If you’re on the path to financial independence and follow a few bloggers as they save and invest their way to freedom. You no doubt have come across an investment vehicle that just keeps on popping up everywhere you look.   Exchanged Traded Funds (ETFs)!     The holy grail of investing, according to most […] The post How to buy ETFs appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: May 31 2017 @ 8:58 AM
Really solid month of saving along with ETF’s increasing plus a little over $300 in dividends … oh and a Super bump!   It’s amazing how much Mrs. Firebug and I are able to save in a ‘normal’ month.   What do I mean by normal? Well…mostly a month that doesn’t involve some big expense. […] The post April 2017 Net Worth $316,102 (+$10,778) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: May 10 2017 @ 6:15 PM
Summary A big part of the journey towards financial independence is finding a partner along the way who has the same goals and aspirations as you do towards your finances. It’s more common to find a partner who has no idea that financial independence even exists! I invited Mrs. Firebug on the podcast today to […] The post Podcast – Mrs. Firebug appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Apr 30 2017 @ 12:17 AM


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