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The Australian Blogger Interview Series: All About Balance

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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Monthly Savings Rate- October 2017

Another very tough month for us savings wise, but for an expected and necessary reason.

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Revealing Ourselves

Recently, some of our favourite bloggers, Mr. and Ms. Our Next Life, revealed themselves after being anonymous for a few years. They revealed themselves in a pretty fun way, which prompted me to ask Poopsie, “how should we reveal ourselves … Continue reading

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Poopsie’s Adventures in DIY: Plumbing Pandemonium

Welcome back to another edition of Poopsie’s Adventures in DIY. This series will mainly chronicle how we insource instead of outsource, and hopefully provide you with some inspiration to do the same! Over the last few weeks our kitchen sink … Continue reading

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Our Retirement Location

Long time readers probably know that we have always been undecided about exactly where we would retire. For quite some time, we have been tossing up between retiring to Newcastle and Canberra. And finally, we’ve made a decision!

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Monthly Savings Rate- September 2017

September was our worst month of the year for savings rate. As we revealed last week, we are paying for a wedding and a honeymoon, but that’s definitely not the only reason we had a low savings rate.

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Getting Married- The Adventures with Poopsie Way

As regular readers here will know, Poopsie and I became engaged last September while in New York City. What they may not know is that we never intended to have a wedding.

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What’s wrong with work?

We want to retire early- in approximately six years to be exact. Is this because we hate working? We hate our jobs? We just want to sit on the couch all day? Definitely not.

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Our Bucket List (or Retirement List)

A Bucket List is a fairly popular concept to most people. Figure out a bunch of awesome things you want to do in your lifetime, write them down and then tick them off as you achieve them.

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Curing Boredom on the Way to Early Retirement

A number of times, I have been asked if I get bored by not spending as much money as everyone else. The assumption is, if you’re not spending money on things to do, you must be bored. That couldn’t be … Continue reading

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