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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

Top Financial Tips for New Graduates  In my place of work I come across a lot of new graduates joining our company, fresh from University.  This is such an exciting time in their life, as they finally start to earn their own money and create their own lifestyle. It can really be a make or break time in their financial journey.  I’m writing this post […] The post 6 Steps to Financial Success as a Graduate appeared first on A Way ...
Posted: Nov 16 2019 @ 6:00 AM
Africa Series – Part 5 The Journey Begins!  We started our month-long adventure in Nairobi, having completed the 2-leg flight from the UK, via Dubai.   First impressions weren’t great as we stood in the immigration queue for 90 minutes. It was a warm, stuffy place and the queue was a battle! Other passengers didn’t seem to […] The post A Day in Nairobi, Kenya appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Nov 09 2019 @ 6:00 AM
There has been a steady increase in the mainstream media coverage for Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE), especially here in the UK.   While it’s a really good thing that our message is being spread to more people, this also brings a lot of frustration with it. Almost every time I have seen FIRE covered in the press, […] The post Misunderstanding the FIRE Movement appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Nov 08 2019 @ 7:00 AM
Summary  Our spending was almost spot on our target monthly amount in October! We aim for around £2,000 so this was a good result for us. A very low month in the transport category helped us balance out some big items elsewhere.  We break our main expenses down into broad categories starting with the big […] The post Monthly Spending – October 2019 appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Nov 02 2019 @ 6:00 AM
Africa Series – Part 4 As you probably know by now, we spent most of the summer in East Africa! We were away for a month, with the vast majority of our time being spent on the Ultimate East Africa trip by G Adventures.   We wanted to provide a review of our trip in the […] The post Review of Ultimate East Africa appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Oct 26 2019 @ 5:00 AM
3 Similarities Between Tennis and Financial Independence In Frugal Fitness we mentioned that I play competitive tennis alongside my strength training. This is something I have increasingly taken more seriously, with a real desire to improve. As I write this, the summer season has just finished and I’m aiming to use the winter months to […] The post Tennis Mindset appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Oct 19 2019 @ 5:00 AM
Africa Series – Part 3 We gave a rough estimate before we left that the trip would cost us in the region of £5,500 each. Was our estimate right?! A lot of the costs were already known before we left. We had paid for the flights, the tour with G Adventures and some extra hotel […] The post Africa Trip – What We Spent! appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Oct 12 2019 @ 5:00 AM
4 Reasons to Switch to a Menstrual Cup!  Mooncup Us girls have a lot to put up with once a month. For those lucky few, periods come and go without too much disruption to their lives. Unfortunately, I have never been that lucky. Ever since mine started they have been a monthly ordeal. Either very heavy, very painful, extremely […] The post My ‘Monthly’ Money Saver appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Oct 08 2019 @ 2:00 PM
That’s it – we’re back! (Actually, we got back at the end of August but we’ve been kind of busy….)  Over 6 months in the planning, our Africa trip was over in a heartbeat. We saw incredible wildlife, stunning scenery and got to meet some inspirational locals. It was truly a life-changing experience for both of us. […] The post We’re Home! Africa Snaps appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Oct 06 2019 @ 6:30 AM
Summary  Back to reality this month as we tried to settle back into our routine. If you didn’t know, we went to East Africa for all of August and got engaged in July, so it has been all change!! We break our main expenses down into broad categories starting with the big 3; housing, food and […] The post Monthly Spending – September 2019 appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Oct 05 2019 @ 7:00 AM

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