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Aussie HIFIRE

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Name:
Aussie HIFIRE
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
FIRE, Financial Independence, Sequencing Risk, Family Finances
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
Victoria, Australia
Age:
40s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

Back at the start of the year I wrote a post about your budget vs your actual spending, where I said that our budget was based on what we actually spend instead of what we think we spend. The reason … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jul 04 2019 @ 5:43 PM
As you may be aware a documentary about FIRE has been made and is coming to the big(gish) screen and then presumably the small screen at some point in the future.  In some exciting news it will be coming to … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jun 20 2019 @ 7:22 AM
One of the more talked about issues in the FIRE movement is what your savings rate is.  If you’re not familiar with the term savings rate, it’s usually worked out by taking the savings/investments you made this year, dividing it … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jun 07 2019 @ 4:36 PM
Regular readers of this blog will no doubt have figured out that I’m a pretty numbers and data oriented guy.  I like thinking about things like sequencing risk and safe withdrawal rates and budgets and the impact of various tax … Continue reading → ...
Posted: May 19 2019 @ 6:04 PM
Two of the big rules of personal finance are to automate your finances and pay yourself first.  They go hand in hand to a large extent, you figure out a budget and what your regular bills are and get direct debits … Continue reading → ...
Posted: May 04 2019 @ 7:18 AM
I wrote in my last post about the changes that Labor is proposing to make to the tax system, assuming of course that they get elected and get all their “policies” legislated.  Suffice it to say I wasn’t a fan … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Apr 03 2019 @ 6:31 AM
Most of the articles that the FIRE blogging community has produced about the proposed Labor tax changes has focussed primarily on the removal of cash refunds for franking credits, presumably because there is a heavy focus on Australian shares and … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Feb 28 2019 @ 4:37 PM
There’s been a lot of work done recently on sequencing risk and safe withdrawal rates for Australian investors.  Dan over at Ordinary Dollar has done some fantastic work with his series and I’d like to think that I’ve contributed something … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jan 31 2019 @ 4:57 PM
The question of what people would do if their income in retirement declined significantly comes up quite a bit, and the generic answer seems to be that everyone would just tighten their belt a bit ie cut their living costs.  … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jan 22 2019 @ 5:39 AM
If you’re interested in FIRE then you likely have a budget or at least know that it’s a good idea to have one.  Maybe you use a spreadsheet, maybe you have an app or use the Moneysmart budget calculator, whatever … Continue reading → ...
Posted: Jan 03 2019 @ 4:11 PM

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