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Simplifying

I discovered the concept of financial independence and early retirement back in 2013. Like many people who end up on this path, my first introduction to it was Mr Money Mustache.

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The Australian Blogger Interview Series: Strong Money Australia

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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Retiring to a Better Life

I read a fair few early retirement blogs and when my favourite bloggers do a podcast interview, I listen to that as well (and of course, I listen to every episode of Aussie FIREBug). So I think it would be … Continue reading

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Back To Your Regularly Scheduled AWP

Between our blog break in 2019 and a hectic start to 2020, we haven’t been very consistent posters here at AWP. In our earlier days, we would publish a blog post almost every single Wednesday.

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Our 2019 Savings Rate and What’s Ahead for 2020

Like most people, we can’t believe it’s 2020! 2019 was an exciting year for us, but we spent a lot of it not blogging. The break was a good one and helped us to re-establish our goals and what part … Continue reading

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The Australian Blogger Interview Series: Aussie HIFIRE

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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We bought a(nother) house

In 2019, around about the time we went on a blog hiatus, Poopsie and I bought a house. We bought in Canberra, in a great suburb and we absolutely love our new place. This was definitely our BIG news of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

We hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and we wish everyone a very happy 2020! As you’re reading this, we are on a flight home from Singapore. We spent Christmas in Singapore with my sister, her husband and my … Continue reading

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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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