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The Spreadsheet Dad

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Name:
The Spreadsheet Dad
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Early Retirement, Family
Start Year:
2016

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Australia
Age:
30s
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Male
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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For all of those who are unaware, Acorns Australia has re-branded to Raiz Investments. The re-brand came about after the venture split with is US based parent company. You can read about it here on the Smart Company website. It is still the same great investing platform that I have had really enjoyed being part of and would recommend to all my friends and family as a simple way to get ...
Posted: Sep 02 2018 @ 12:39 PM
Rich Dad Poor Dad was the first personal finance book I read, it also happens to be one of the most popular personal finance books ever, having sold 32 million copies (at the time of publishing this article). In the book author Robert Kiyosaki recounts the stories from his childhood right through to adulthood and along the way points to the lessons from his two ‘Dads’. The two ‘Dads’ being ...
Posted: Aug 31 2018 @ 8:25 PM
So you’ve taken the smart route to wealth and decided to invest, good for you! You have probably been reading personal finance blogs for some time and also read some of the personal finance books (like Scott Pape’s The Barefoot Investor – The Only Money Guide You’ll Ever Need), so my guess would be you will probably have decided to invest in an index fund or ETF, or maybe you ...
Posted: Apr 04 2018 @ 3:20 AM
Family Values are a set of guidelines on how you want your family to live. They can help you navigate awkward situations and guide young people to make good decisions, but ultimately they will help create that strong family bond we all wish for. If you do not already have some Family Values of your own in place do not despair as it is never too late to begin and ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 2:02 PM
Just like football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars, debt seems to be a national past time in Australia. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 74% of Australians held debt in 2016, with the most common type being credit card debt. Whilst the trend shows the percentage of households in debt has not changed a great deal in the last ten years the average amount has almost DOUBLED. However ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 9:39 AM
What is an Emergency Fund' An Emergency Fund in simple terms is a lump of money that you keep aside to use in case of emergencies. It is a “peace of mind” account. It is money you put away for a “rainy day”. It gives you the comfort to know that is something drastic happens and all of a sudden you need a sum of money it is sitting there ...
Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 10:39 AM
What is an Emergency Fund? An Emergency Fund in simple terms is a lump of money that you keep aside to use in case of emergencies. It is a “peace of mind” account. It is money you put away for a “rainy day”. It gives you the comfort to know that is something drastic happens and all of a sudden you need a sum of money it is sitting there ...
Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 6:39 AM
This article is a follow-on from An Introduction to Side Hustles. The introduction post was designed to provide an insight to someone new to Side Hustles and how they can be beneficial to achieving financial independence. With this article I want take it one step further and create a list of potential side hustles for you to explore. In future posts I will build on this with a more in-depth review on ...
Posted: Jan 03 2018 @ 8:17 PM
A side hustle is a way to make some extra cash from a source other than your main income. A side hustle can come in many forms, a part time job, selling stuff on eBay or Etsy, online surveys, driving for Uber, starting a blog or many others. In fact if you have a hobby or a talent there is more than likely a way you can monetize it to ...
Posted: Oct 22 2017 @ 3:35 PM
It is a question you often here around the personal finance traps, and the answers are as diverse as us ourselves. The truth is, as in all areas of personal finance, the answer is… personal! There are so many factors involved, there is no absolute right answer. If we were robots on the other hand, of course there would be – if the compounded rate of return on your potential ...
Posted: Oct 11 2017 @ 9:10 PM

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