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One Year of Semi-Retirement – Part 1a: How was it?

Perception is a funny thing. I had no intention of writing a Part 1a to my recap of my first year of semi-retirement. I planned to move onto Part 2 (spending), Part 3 (earnings) and Part 4 (what’s next). However, … Continue reading

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One Year of Semi-Retirement – Part 1: How was it?

Around about the time you’re reading this, I will have clocked up one full year of semi-retirement. And what a year it was. For all intents and purposes, I was semi-retired for 2021. I had a couple of weeks of … Continue reading

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Poopsie’s Mini-Retirement

Last week, it was the one year anniversary of my last physical day in full-time employment. My, my, how time flies.

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Surprises of Early Retirement: Nobody Cares

As I alluded to back in June, a few things about my six months of early retirement surprised me. I wanted to share what those were in a bit of a series of blog posts. I hope you enjoy but … Continue reading

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The Australian Blogger Interview Series: Burning Desire for FIRE

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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Six Months of (Early) Semi-Retirement

It has been six months since I was last at work. I did my last full day of work in December and while technically I was still an employee until mid-January, I was on leave so haven’t done any work … Continue reading

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Trying to Embrace Freedom

A few weeks ago, I announced that I would be semi-retiring at the end of the year. The countdown is well and truly on and I have less than six weeks of full time employment left. Trying not to check … Continue reading

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Financial Independence on YouTube

I have never been particularly interested in YouTube. I thought it was a place where you went to watch cat videos (and I hate cats) or to learn DIY. I also know a lot of people watch someone else playing … Continue reading

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The Australian Blogger Interview Series: Keepin’ It Frugal

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 new (and improved) FIRE plan

I mentioned in a recent blog post that Poopsie and I had made an adjustment to our FIRE plan. Today, we will be revealing all of the details and welcome any questions you may have. We have given this plan … Continue reading

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