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Ms ZiYou
Early Retirement
Feminist, Frugality, FIRE, Self, Personal Finances, Investing
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London, United Kingdom
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Climbing the housing ladder is engrained in our society and it’s always billed as a sound financial decision. Here I tell my home buying story, and how it has worked out well for me. I want to acknowledge both my privilege and the choices I made that resulted in these positive financial outcomes. I’ve been […] The post Shimmying up the housing ladder – how buying worked for me appeared first ...
Posted: May 25 2018 @ 4:00 PM
Welcome all, to the tenth Sunday Short. This week I want to go into the snoozing problem or my challenges in getting up early. Does the Early Bird Really Catch the worm? So, are you a morning person or a night owl? Given I fall asleep at 10pm, I’m definitely a morning person. I feel more alive […] The post Sunday Short #10 – Getting up Early or the snoozing problem appeared first ...
Posted: May 20 2018 @ 4:00 PM
Following on from my post on which bloggers to follow, I wanted to compile a list of one of my tribes. And with the Royal Wedding even getting this republican to shed a tear, I thought let’s be patriotic and look at UK FIRE bloggers. A subset of UK personal finance bloggers, FIRE bloggers are people […] The post Feeling a little patriotic after #RoyalWedding – UK FIRE Bloggers Directory 2018 appeared ...
Posted: May 19 2018 @ 4:00 PM
Welcome all, to the ninth Sunday Short. This week I’m trying something different, and going for the visual –  a post demonstrated by pictures on finding beauty. Do you believe a picture tells a hundred words? Things I’ve been thinking about this week – Finding Beauty Marvel, wonder and awe; all words we use to describe […] The post Sunday Short #9 – Finding Beauty appeared first on Ms ZiYou. ...
Posted: May 13 2018 @ 4:00 PM
In the second part of my make more money at the day job series, after my number one skill of flexibility, I want to consider another key skill; namely mastery. Over the years both these skills have really helped me grow my career and income to what they are today. But what is true mastery? Mastery […] The post Make more money at the day job – Part 2: Mastery appeared first ...
Posted: May 12 2018 @ 4:00 PM
Even if you are new to the personal finance blog sphere, it soon becomes apparent that there are lots of personal finance blogs out there and a myriad of bloggers to follow. From thinly disguised sales pitches to company and personal blogs, there are many different types of content. I’m going to concentrate on personal blogs […] The post How to decide what bloggers to follow? appeared first on Ms ZiYou. ...
Posted: May 08 2018 @ 4:00 PM
Welcome all, to the eight Sunday Short, this week back on an actual Sunday. As a result of all your kind words on my blogging slump, I have been getting my writing mojo back. Hence today I want to talk about taking a break from routine, one thing that helped me get back to writing. Things […] The post Sunday Short #8 – Break from routine appeared first on Ms ZiYou. ...
Posted: May 06 2018 @ 4:00 PM
The first of the month can only mean one thing; time to update the spreadsheet and share net worth updates with you all. I’ll share the good times, so-so times and bad times, all under the thin cloak of an alias. So here is April’s review as I hit dollar millionaire status. How was April? […] The post Net Worth and other updates – April 2018 – $1m! appeared first on ...
Posted: May 04 2018 @ 4:00 AM
Welcome all, to the seventh Sunday Short, this week on my blogging slump. And yes, it’s Thursday, and this post has been procrastinating in my draft folder since Sunday. Along with quite a few other drafts that just need a little more thought. Things I’ve been thinking about this week – Blogging Slump I have […] The post Sunday Short #7 – Blogging Slump appeared first on Ms ZiYou. ...
Posted: May 03 2018 @ 4:00 AM
As a committed feminist, I really believe the gender pay gap impacts everyone, especially men. Women are getting more and more prominent raising our (very just) concerns over the unfairness that is now commonplace in the media. But my question is, why are men not concerned? Gender Pay Gap results The UK government implemented new legislation […] The post Let men be free from the shackles, or why the gender pay gap ...
Posted: Apr 28 2018 @ 4:00 PM


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