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FIRE by Thirty-Five
Early Retirement
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Ya'll... October was expensive. What just happened...Read more » ...
Posted: Nov 01 2018 @ 10:30 PM
You guys, it's spring!! Flowers are blooming, bee's are humming and life is warm and sunshiney and great.And I stepped down from my volunteer treasurer position last night. I'm freeeee!Oh, and some money stuff happened in September, I can talk about that too.Read more » ...
Posted: Oct 11 2018 @ 10:30 PM
August was a great month, wanna know why? I got a new job! With a big fat payrise, a way cooler boss and much more interesting work.Plus, the daylight hours ticked over to we see more than 10 hours sunlight each day. Super important, and super great.Read more » ...
Posted: Sep 03 2018 @ 11:30 PM
July is done and dusted, and I got to pretend to be a 'real adult' that has my life together - beyond my finances. Writing this blog for almost two years may have given the misguided impression that I'm organised, but beyond the dollars in my bank account I still act like a teenager whose just gotten out of home. Hence, this six months of building good habits while building ...
Posted: Aug 06 2018 @ 11:30 PM
Life has been wonderfully hectic for the last few of months, and everything has been coming together in July. It's time to set some new goals, and give an update on how life has been.The best news? I FINALLY signed the paperwork on a new role. Which not only means a payrise, but means a massive career jump and a huge improvement in my day-to-day live.Read more » ...
Posted: Jul 23 2018 @ 11:30 PM
The Year of Investing is over! I kicked all the goals, and I'm stoked to see how much impact this year has had.Read more » ...
Posted: Jul 05 2018 @ 11:30 PM
So uh.. I may have bought lots of things. And a fair bit of stuff. And I did some manufactured spending to hit credit card minimum spends. And then I bought some more bits and pieces.I may have disengaged the frugal auto-pilot for a month. Woops.Read more » ...
Posted: Jun 04 2018 @ 11:30 PM
As we come up to tax time, you should be getting excited for your tax return and getting your paperwork in order. With the proposed changes to the Australian Tax system it can all seem overwhelmingly difficult. I can't cover all the intricacies in one post but I can almost guarantee you that if you work two jobs, you're PAYG tax has been set up to disadvantage you.Read more » ...
Posted: May 24 2018 @ 11:30 AM
Well that was a weird month. If March was a financial trainwreck, then April tried to one-up it was unpleasant life events. Thankfully by the end of the month it all settled down and I still kicked plenty of goals, but what a roller coaster!Read more » ...
Posted: May 03 2018 @ 11:30 PM
sourceA couple of weeks ago I got to sit through the joyous quarterly occasion that is a performance review. Of course, we don't call them that because a positive outlook is everything so we call them Inspiration Sessions!! Well, not quite, but it's a similarly pompous name.I'm not one of the FIRE bloggers who loves their job and says they'd keep working even with money in the bank. I'm one ...
Posted: Apr 19 2018 @ 11:30 PM


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