Want Early Retirement? Here’s What You Need To Know (Part 2)

Paridhi Jain Investing Money, Managing Money 0 Comments

If you’re a little bit nerdy about personal finance, you’ll likely have come across the FIRE movement (“financially independent, retire early”). This is a rapidly growing global community of people who are actively working towards early retirement (whatever age that means to them, depending on their goals).  I already wrote a post on how early retirement works, the basic concepts …

Want To Retire Early? Here’s What You Need To Know (Part 1)

Paridhi Jain Managing Money, Saving Money 0 Comments

There’s a new craze in town and it is called: “I want to retire early.” In fact, there’s even a whole movement around the idea called: “FIRE” (‘financially independent, retire early’).  “Wait, what? I can retire early??” Retirement is a financial position, not an age. So, you have a measure of control over when you retire. It all comes down …

Popular* Money Tracking & Budgeting Apps in Australia

Paridhi Jain Managing Money 13 Comments

I’m going to come clean: I am not a big fan of traditional ‘budgeting’ (*GASP*). You know, the thing where you have to write down everything you spend and then compare it to a pre-determined spending limit for each category of expenses (‘Did I spend more than $100 on clothes this month? Oh no, I spent $150!’ *insert guilt*). I’ve …