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Captain Thrifty

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Name:
Captain Thrifty
Category:
Millennial
Tags:
Minimalism, budgeting, earning, investing, real estate, millenial, living, lifestyle
Start Year:
2018

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Net worth:
$190,000.00
Location:
United Kingdom
Age:
20s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

Every year, consumers in rich countries are wasting food almost equal to the entire production of sub-Saharan Africa. Aside from being absolutely horrendous for the environment, wasting food is terrible for our bank balances. After all, food is the third largest expense most of us have (after accommodation and transport).     If only there Read More The post 10 tips to stop wasting food and boost your savings appeared first on ...
Posted: Jul 28 2018 @ 1:40 PM
This is the first post in the Making Money Online series. Want to live somewhere cheaper to top up your savings? Somewhere sunnier to top up your tan? Maybe you want a flexible way to make some side income. Maybe you just hate the commute. Making money online means the freedom to work – and Read More The post 5 ways to start making money online today appeared first on Captain Thrifty. ...
Posted: Jun 23 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Own the world?! Some mistake, surely? After all, we’re only here to reach Financial Independence! We’ve no business trying to own the world, right? Wrong! Two words for you: index funds. If you don’t know what I’m on about, this post is for you. Bear with me, and I promise all will be clear. But Read More The post How to own the world with index funds appeared first on Captain Thrifty. ...
Posted: Jun 16 2018 @ 2:00 PM
As a middle class millenial, conversation about identity and “privilege” is something that has been swirling around me constantly for a good few years. Still, the feminist cause is very much at the forefront of the wider public consciousness in the West too at the moment. There’s the #metoo movement of course. And in the Read More The post Financial independence is feminist. Let me mansplain why appeared first on Captain Thrifty. ...
Posted: Jun 15 2018 @ 6:51 PM
It’s a fact: even as many millenials resign themselves to a life of renting, most of us are still obsessed with dreams of bricks and mortar. In many parts of the world, millenials have grown up with house prices that only ever seem to go in one direction: up. This feeds into a general idea Read More The post 15 things every millenial should remember about home ownership appeared first on Captain ...
Posted: Jun 09 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Financial Independence is a long term project. The maths looks great on paper, but in reality many fail. Why? Human psychology. The classic pattern is to start off super-enthusiastic, but to lose focus over time. After all, our hunter-gatherer brains are wired for short-term goals and rewards.     To make it all worse, we Read More The post 5 tricks to keep focussed on Financial Independence appeared first on Captain Thrifty. ...
Posted: Jun 09 2018 @ 2:00 PM
When I first heard about Financial Independence as a structured concept, it was through the Early Retirement Extreme blog. Here was a guy who had saved like an absolute lunatic for five years and amassed enough money never to have to work again. I was hooked. If I could just pull through the hard bit, Read More The post Why your dream of the quiet life is (probably) doomed to fail appeared ...
Posted: Jun 02 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Disclaimer: This post is not investment advice – details are use merely to illustrate a general investment principle.   I don’t use the word miracle lightly, but tell me: does turning $10,000 into $452,593 without putting in a single extra dime not sound like a miracle? Well hang onto your hats, because one powerful phenomenon Read More The post The phenomenon that could 45x your investment appeared first on Captain Thrifty. ...
Posted: May 26 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Financial Independence is a great goal. Making and saving money is totally worthwhile. But ultimately, it’s just a means to further life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Almost all of us can agree that our wellbeing is more than just a sum of our material conditions. And that’s why gratitude can be a useful Read More The post 5 ways to practise gratitude and start thinking positively appeared first on Captain ...
Posted: May 19 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Financial Independence is a great goal. But ultimately, it’s just a means to further life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Almost all of us can agree that our wellbeing is more than just a sum of our material conditions. And that’s why gratitude can be a useful practice in the pursuit of a good Read More The post 5 ways to start practising gratitude today…and why you should appeared first on ...
Posted: May 19 2018 @ 2:00 PM

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