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Strong Money Australia

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Name:
Strong Money Australia
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Financial Independence, Investing, Frugality
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Western Australia, Australia
Age:
20s
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Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
RETIRED
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Latest Blog Posts

Welcome to the newest edition of Strong Money Q&A, where I answer questions sent in by readers and share my thinking with all of you, rather than just one person. As always, we’ve got a nice range of questions, such as borrowing to buy shares, my thoughts on REITs, an The post Sitting Down with Strong Money – Your Questions Answered #6 appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Sep 28 2019 @ 11:46 PM
I’ve noticed a peculiar trend in recent years.  Despite having an already-incredible and increasing standard of living, my fellow Aussies seem to be growing less content with each year that passes. This discontent creates desires which seemingly need to met.  And in meeting those desires, then our lives will be The post When Novelty is the New Normal appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Sep 23 2019 @ 5:36 AM
Lately we’ve been discussing the slow economy and how the markets look.  Behind these posts is my view that nobody really knows what’s going to happen next and we need to continue investing anyway. But what if, alongside regular investing, we build up extra cash for when the market does The post Timing the Market: Silly or Sensible? appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Sep 13 2019 @ 11:01 PM
Following on from last week’s post, there’s a growing sense of worry in the US, and here in Australia, that the sharemarket is dangerously overvalued. And after a ten year period of solid returns, with markets near record highs and growing tensions across the world, it’s not hard to see The post Is the Sharemarket Dangerously Overvalued? appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Sep 06 2019 @ 11:48 PM
While I consume little news these days, I still manage to come across various stories along the lines of… The economy is sluggish and headed for recession.  Secure full-time jobs are rare and hard to get.  And wages growth is stagnant, while the cost of living continues to rise relentlessly. The post How to Get Ahead in a Slow Economy appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Aug 30 2019 @ 8:53 PM
Unless you’ve been hibernating this winter, you would’ve known about the Playing with FIRE documentary coming out, and the recent Sydney Premiere. As I was invited to be part of the Q&A session on stage after the show, this was kind of a big deal for me!  And as a The post Facing My Biggest Fear… And Special Content For You! appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Aug 23 2019 @ 9:51 AM
Those in the Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) movement often see things quite differently from the rest of society. We’re a bit weird like that!  Or are we just an advanced version of human?  (only half joking lol) 😉 In this post, we’ll run through how the average FI thinker The post The FIRE Philosophy – What the FIRE Crowd Gets That Everyone Else Misses appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Aug 12 2019 @ 11:24 PM
Welcome to the latest Strong Money Q&A session, where I answer a bunch of questions sent in by readers. The idea behind these posts, is to share my thoughts with all of you, rather than just one person. Lots of good topics today – property, international diversification, timing the market, The post Sitting Down with Strong Money – Your Questions Answered #5 appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Aug 06 2019 @ 1:04 AM
As mentioned in last week’s post, today we’re looking at how you can convert your equity-rich property portfolio, into a share portfolio providing a good level of cashflow to fund a life of freedom. It’s my view there are far too many Aussies in this situation – clinging onto their The post Turning Equity Into Income: The Property-to-Shares Transition Strategy appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Jul 29 2019 @ 11:51 PM
There are many people in Australia today with plenty of equity, yet very little freedom.  They are the definition of equity rich, cashflow poor.  Maybe you’re one of them.  I was. And that’s usually because of our love of property.  While it’s been a fine vehicle for building wealth, it’s The post An Open Letter to Property Investors and Sharemarket Newbies appeared first on Strong Money Australia. ...
Posted: Jul 20 2019 @ 2:10 AM

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