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A Way to Less

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Name:
A Way to Less
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Minimalism, frugality, mental health, budgeting
Start Year:
2019

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Location:
England, United Kingdom
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Team
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Teacher & Chartered Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

What Will I Do When I Retire? This is the first time we’ve participated in one of SavingNinja‘s Thought Experiment posts so we’ll add a little explanation. This is an idea to get bloggers to immediately respond to a question and all post their answers on their blogs. You have to write the first thing […] The post Thought Experiment 5 appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Apr 15 2019 @ 3:35 AM
We Love Exercising!   Staying physically fit is something that is important to both of us. It fits really well with those who are seeking financial independence. If you aren’t at your physical best, you won’t be able to enjoy the retirement you work so hard for!  As mentioned in A Way to Less……. Spending! we […] The post Frugal Fitness appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Apr 13 2019 @ 4:00 PM
The beginning  It all started normally enough.   I grew up in a comfortable lower middle-class household. We never really discussed money. My parents weren’t flashy by any means, but they saw it as a matter of personal pride that we never went without.  Looking back, it’s fairly clear that there wasn’t any significant money being […] The post My Money Journey appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Apr 09 2019 @ 2:00 PM
As somewhat of a personal finance geek, I (Mr Way) have learnt a fair amount over the last few years. As a result, I wanted to share my specific take on saving for FIRE in the UK with you. I am not a qualified financial advisor and nothing in this article should be considered financial […] The post How Do You Save for ‘FIRE’ in the UK? appeared first on A ...
Posted: Apr 06 2019 @ 5:00 AM
In What is FIRE? we described the process of achieving financial independence and having the freedom to retire early from work. That’s great, but what are you going to do with all that spare time? You need to have a goal! “One can find time for everything if one is never in a hurry.” Mikhail […] The post The Importance of Having a Goal appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Apr 02 2019 @ 2:00 PM
While developing ‘our way’ and learning about financial independence, we found reviewing other people’s spending really helpful. We can all learn something from each other because there’s so many ways of doing things! To this end, we aim to regularly summarise our spending for comparison. It will also act as an accountability test for us, […] The post Monthly Spending – March 2019 appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Mar 31 2019 @ 5:30 PM
Our Thoughts on Frugality  Frugality is a term that gets thrown around quite a lot. But in our experience it can mean very different things to different people! Typing the word into Google generates this definition and example:  The quality of being economical with money or food; thriftiness. “He scorned the finer things in life and valued frugality […] The post A Way to Less……. Spending! (Frugality) appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Mar 30 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Our Thoughts on Frugality  Frugality is a term that gets thrown around quite a lot. But in our experience it can mean very different things to different people! Typing the word into Google generates this definition and example:  The quality of being economical with money or food; thriftiness. “He scorned the finer things in life and valued frugality […] The post A Way to Less……. Spending! (Frugality) appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Mar 30 2019 @ 8:00 AM
My Experiences from a Car Free Lifestyle Being car free can be a pretty difficult lifestyle choice to make. It goes against the ‘ideals’ of most people in our society. But the potential benefits are huge. And it goes much further than just the financial gain!  I’m lucky in that I have an office based […] The post A Way to Less……. Cars! appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Mar 26 2019 @ 4:00 PM
My Experiences from a Car Free Lifestyle Being car free can be a pretty difficult lifestyle choice to make. It goes against the ‘ideals’ of most people in our society. But the potential benefits are huge. And it goes much further than just the financial gain!  I’m lucky in that I have an office based […] The post A Way to Less……. Cars! appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Mar 26 2019 @ 4:00 PM

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