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Missing: Our Motivation

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you may remember we set ourselves a retirement date of the 1st of July, 2023 (there’s a countdown to that date in the sidebar). We did admit more recently that the … Continue reading

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Going Backwards into Happiness

What is the ultimate goal of pursuing financial independence and/or early retirement? For us, that goal is happiness.

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Has Early Retirement reduced my resilience?

It’s no secret here on the blog that I have not been enjoying my new job. In mid-2018, I moved out of the public service into the private sector. I’d been in the same department for 12.5 years, the only … Continue reading

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Remaining a Two Car Family

Are you a long time reader here at Adventures with Poopsie? Do you remember when we became a one car family? What about when we returned to being a two car family?

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The Australian Blogger Interview Series: FIRE by Thirty-Five

Welcome to The Australian Blogger Interview Series. We noticed the Australian personal finance community growing, mostly through our interactions on Twitter and we wanted to continue to foster this great camaraderie. We’ve reached out to as many Australian personal finance … Continue reading

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Where We’ve Travelled: Royal Davui

As you would have read in our last post, Poopsie and I got married in January 2018. We had a wonderful day and fortunately, kept our costs pretty low. We made up for that with our honeymoon.

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Slowing Down Our Early Retirement

In January, I turned 31. To celebrate, I bought myself a birthday present. I very rarely buy books anymore (preferring to visit the library) but for my birthday, I made an exception. I purchased Tanja Hester’s new book,¬†Work Optional. For … Continue reading

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Our Wedding

On the 1st of January this year, Poopsie and I celebrated one year of marriage. And despite it being a full twelve months, I have yet to provide the recap and update. Apologies for the delay!

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The Australian Blogger Interview Series: Hey, It’s Just Money

Welcome to The Australian Blogger Interview Series. We noticed the Australian personal finance community growing, mostly through our interactions on Twitter and we wanted to continue to foster this great camaraderie. We’ve reached out to as many Australian personal finance … Continue reading

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Our 2018 Savings Rate and What’s Ahead for 2019

We can’t quite believe 2018 is already over. As always, the years seem to fly by and before we could blink, we’re now well into 2019.

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