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Aussie Firebug

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Name:
Aussie Firebug
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Money, Early Retirement, Frugality, Investing, Millennial, Real Estate
Start Year:
2015

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Net worth:
Location:
Victoria, Australia
Age:
20s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
IT
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Latest Blog Posts

*Please consult a professional if you’re confused or not sure about anything when filling out a W-8BEN-E form  Do you own a US domiciled ETF or share'  I own 2. VTS and VEU. If an investment derives its income from the US, it has to pay tax to Uncle Sam. But What happens when I get […] The post Filling Out A W-8BEN-E Form appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Feb 13 2018 @ 7:23 AM
2018 has not been kind.   Firstly, this is the first time since I’ve been posting our net worth updates that we have been in the negative two months in a row. I secretly knew that the run we had in 2017 was not sustainable but I was hoping that we could at least start to […] The post JAN 2018 Net Worth $398,066 (-$2,106) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 7:38 AM
 Summary Our guest today is 34 year old parent of 3 Nick from toowoomba queensland who describes himself as the most bland and generic person who has ever been on the podcast. Nick reached out to me just over 12 months ago detailing some of the things he was struggling with while trying to […] The post Podcast – Nick appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 12:20 PM
The last net worth update for 2017 ends with a… whimper.   Down nearly $12K!   A few things happened in December.   Firstly and most damaging to the net worth drop this month was some repair work (more about this to come) that was done to one of my investment properties.   I am […] The post December 2017 Net Worth $400,877 (-$11,746) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Jan 06 2018 @ 12:07 PM
    Before I get into the 2018 goals, I want to go over my 2017 financial goals and see how I did.       2017 GOALS     Obtain a savings rate of 65% or better Achieved = No ❌ I usually do EOFY write-ups that go into details how much we spent and what we […] The post Financial Goals 2018 appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Jan 01 2018 @ 12:41 PM
Summary Our guest today is Andrew Ward, the founder and managing director of online investing tool Self Wealth. Andrew is a former Executive Manager at Commonwealth Bank who has held many other high positions throughout his 20 years in the finance sector. Andrew seen an opportunity in the market for an online community for investors, […] The post Podcast – Self Wealth appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Dec 11 2017 @ 11:04 AM
It’s beginning to feel a lot like… Ahhh yes.   It’s that time of the year again.   When every conceivable marketing tactic known to mankind is deployed among the general public in hopes that you spend money on shit you don’t need because of some dude that was born a coupla thousand years ago…   […] The post November 2017 Net Worth $411,918 (+$16,574) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Dec 05 2017 @ 11:51 AM
Pretty quiet month for October.   Had one major expense pop up out of the ordinary which was having the cats shaved. We have two cats who must be around 2-3 now but left them at M.F.(Mrs. Firebugs) parents house when we moved in together. It was just going to be too hard to move them […] The post October 2017 Net Worth $395,344 (+$13,208) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Nov 05 2017 @ 3:30 AM
Summary Our guest today is Serina Huang or better know as, Ms Furgal Ears. Serina works as a public servant but is also a writer, blogger, and foodie. A self proclaimed frugalista, Serina lives with her two sons in Canberra and has appeared in such publications as the RIOT ACT and the Canberra Times. She […] The post Podcast – Ms Frugal Ears appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Oct 31 2017 @ 3:17 PM
  I can’t believe that September has finished already. Weren’t we just starting 2017 a few months ago'   We hit a big milestone in September. We reached $100K in ETFs! A big milestone reached today. $100k worth of ETFs!!! Woohoo pic.twitter.com/VtaFoq4YB0 — Aussie Firebug (@AussieFirebug) September 12, 2017   We were so close last […] The post September 2017 Net Worth $382,136 (+$4,898) appeared first on Aussie Firebug. ...
Posted: Oct 10 2017 @ 4:30 PM

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