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The Canny Contractor
Early Retirement
financial independence, p2p lending, dividend investing, lifestyle design
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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It was all about the 9-5 until your 65. Starting work as a fresh-faced 16-year-old and leaving in a pine box. Well, maybe I’m being a little dramatic there. But ... The post Which Type of Retirement Fits Your Lifestyle' appeared first on . ...
Posted: Mar 17 2018 @ 1:29 AM
What if I told you there’s a core ingredient for planning your journey to financial independence. You can have the highest IQ, earn a hefty income with letters after your ... The post What No One Told You About the Journey to Financial Independence appeared first on . ...
Posted: Feb 03 2018 @ 4:33 AM
It’s that time of year again, where we can reflect on 2017 and look ahead for your new years resolutions in 2018. It was a tough year with respect to ... The post New Years Resolutions and 2017 Review appeared first on . ...
Posted: Jan 13 2018 @ 5:16 PM
Q4 Dividend Growth Stock Purchases 1. Greene King (GNK) 2. International Business Machines (IBM) 30 dividend payments were distributed in Q4 (compared to 29 dividend payments in Q3) 102 dividend ... The post Passive Income – Quarter 4, 2017 appeared first on . ...
Posted: Jan 04 2018 @ 12:36 AM
If you don’t know what’s your why, then what’s the point' Sometimes we lose track of why we do certain things. As in, why do you really want to be ... The post What’s Your Why for FI' (Financial Independence) appeared first on . ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 7:50 AM
Imagine running out of your pension fund halfway through retirement. Or, thinking you were ready to retire, only for some crisis to wipe out over half your portfolio (as well ... The post My Biggest Pension Fund Mistakes and What You Can Learn From Them appeared first on . ...
Posted: Oct 14 2017 @ 11:08 PM
Rising tensions between the United States and North Korea brought a wave of falling stock prices (hence falling passive income) recently as worried investors moved money out of equities and ... The post Passive Income – Quarter 3, 2017 appeared first on . ...
Posted: Oct 01 2017 @ 9:44 PM
What to invest in, can ultimately transform your future…and your life. So pick wisely. With interest rates at an all-time low and inflation riding high, it’s never been more important. ... The post What To Invest In (To Potentially Change Your Life) appeared first on . ...
Posted: Sep 17 2017 @ 1:24 PM
My British Passport was almost rendered useless. It was the umpteenth time I had been questioned by the Israeli authorities. It was high time I had a second passport. Otherwise ... The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Have a Second Passport appeared first on . ...
Posted: Sep 02 2017 @ 5:54 PM
As of 2017, and according to the British Channel 4 TV Program, ‘How to Retire at 40’, there are 58% of folk in the UK who retired last year (before ... The post How I’m using Geographic Arbitrage to Fast-Track My Way to Financial Independence appeared first on . ...
Posted: Aug 20 2017 @ 10:44 PM


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