In this day and age we are lucky to have the convenience and technology to set up automatic payments to the companies that we have long researched and selected to receive our business. On the flip side it tempts us to be lazy, to let those payments go month after month, to automatically renew a contract or plan without considering your value … Continue reading >>
We are huge advocates of ‘living below your means’, investing the difference and gaining financial independence as quickly as possible.
Investing is extremely important in our plan to make ‘retiring’ possible. But there is another extremely important reason to invest: inflation. Inflation slowly eats away at the value of a dollar; it makes a loaf of bread, a bottle of milk, an … Continue reading >>
Credit cards are something a lot of people have, but we never will. There are a lot of different types and ‘levels’ all with fancy names like ‘Platinum Card’ and ‘Black card’ designed to make you feel special and important for owning one. They all have different limits, benefits, providers and interest rates.
Private health insurance (PHI) is a very extensive topic in Australia, with lots of things to consider when navigating the PHI pros and cons list. “Should I get private health insurance?” Is a question almost every Aussie asks themselves at some point in their life. I wrote an article here explaining the basics of our choice and mindset for our specific medical … Continue reading >>