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!
With an average wage in Belgium of 3489 EUR per month or 41868 per year that means a slight majority of the Belgians will pay 50% taxes on their wage or 20934 EUR! No wonder that we are looking for ways to lower these taxes. And ways to lower there are! For the government offering lower tax rates is a friendly way to steer people's behavior in the right direction, for us its a way to bring one of the highest tax rates in the world down a little.
Stock market is recovering and Peer to peer withdrawal in progress
This post is part of a series, check out the last two post if you want to know more about my search: Hunting for a house part 1: why do I need a change of sceneryHunting for a house part 2: what you need to pay attention to when searching for a house Unfortunately I… Continue reading Hunting for a house part 3: will housing prices in Belgium drop for the first time since 1983?
Five ways that the Corona virus is affecting my daily life
How much did I manage to save this month? Does every penny counts towards FIRE or should I try to live a little to!
As usual I post an update of my quarterly goals. But it seems that just 3 months in my goals have been drastically affected. A collapse of a major platform in Peer to peer, other platforms at risk, the Corona virus closing shops and all events caused me to make forced or not some drastic… Continue reading FIRE Goals Quarterly Update: Q1 2020
Monthly portfolio update!
What effect will this lockdown have on your wallet? Will we spend more or save more? Is this our chance to learn new Frugal habits?
Every bull market is the same, every bear market is different. How much more will the stop market drop and how will my peer to peer investments be affected by Corona?