I realized I never actually went deeper into my reasons for fully leaving peer to peer. So here are my reasons why I decided to cease investing in peer to peer and only invest in real estate and the stock market. #1 Its not actually passive What I realized that with some sites you need… Continue reading Eight reasons why I moved out of peer to peer investments
Finally the drop of income due to no travelling for work is starting to become clear. Travel will probably only pick up again near the end of the year so until then I will need to accept a lower income.
The stockmarket didn't really seem to know what it wanted this month, we had a few drops and a few rises, but in general nothing to indicate that corona is behind us or that we are tumbling into a deeper crisis. I guess the stockmarket really hasn't made up its mind. Its not unexpected given the record breaking infections that we see across the world and especially in US that is dominating the stock market.
Its now June Belgium has been stuck in the age of Corona for 3 months now. But again a month has gone by, read bellow what was changed and how this affects my life!
Hobby's can have a bigger influence then you think about Financial independence. Remember every euro you spend is a euro less you can invest. I have done a dozen of different hobby's in my life, sailing, surfing, horse riding, scuba - diving, running, swimming, .. and the list goes on. Until I knew FIRE I… Continue reading How cycling will help you reach Financial Independence faster
How could I have FIRE blog without a plan to retire early? Its time to change that! What is a FIRE number? Your FIRE number is the number you need to retire. Its the amount in investments you need to reach before you can officially say you have enough money to no longer work for… Continue reading Setting my first FIRE number: when can I retire early?
I would like to say that thanks to my cunning saving plans I managed to get a nice savings rate, and while I can say that my expenses are actually the lowest in over a year, I could not have done it without also having a boosted income in April! Read on and find out how I managed to get such a high savings rate. Everything will be reveled!
In order to help you if you are new to either the stockmarket or DEGIRO I have written a small guide to help you get started. While its meant for beginners I believe it can also contain some good tips for the more advanced user.
With Europe slowly recovering from the Corona crisis as shops and restaurants start to open again all over Europe we can see that last months recovery in the stock market continues. It might be strange to see such a good recovery with so many companies going bankrupt, but we can't forget governments worldwide are pumping money into the market like crazy. As a result its not really the stock market that goes up but rather the value of money that is going down. Stocks seem to be a safer haven then cash right now.
Five ways that the Corona virus is affecting my daily life