Category Archives: Life Goals & Updates

What does DDU want in life?

By | June 25, 2017

Author: Mr & Mrs DDU.

It’s a very important question that we are asking ourselves a lot recently.

On the planning spectrum of couples, we are big planners. We like to plan ahead about what movie we might see at the cinema, what shares we’re considering next, where we want to roadtrip next etc. Those are all short term plans and goals.

We also like … Continue reading >>

Pregnancy update & expenses so far

By | April 27, 2017

Author: Mrs DDU.

It’s been a while since we gave you guys any official updates on the baby front. In fact, we haven’t posted anything on the topic since we were successful with our IVF. So here is a long-awaited update, including some juicy news such as the gender and some not so exciting news of how much we have spent on pregnancy so … Continue reading >>

2017 Goals

By | February 22, 2017

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

Now that we’ve had at a look at how our goals went in 2016, we can focus on 2017.

Main goal for 2017: Have a healthy & happy baby and mum after birth

Pregnancy is a wonderful and scary time. We’ve put in so much emotional and physical effort to make our baby, now we’d love it to … Continue reading >>

2016 Financial Wrap Up

By | February 12, 2017

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

We like to work out how well we’re doing each month with our monthly dividend updates and savings rates but without the context of the big picture progress it might be a little meaningless.

This is a little late, but hopefully it’s worth the wait! So, let’s have a look at how we did over 2016…

2016 Savings rate

This … Continue reading >>

IVF Update: Pregnant?

By | January 14, 2017

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

We have been trying to have a baby since April 2014, nearly 3 years ago. A year and several months after no success we decided to go to a fertility doctor.

After a bunch of tests to see if there were issues, it turned out we needed to do IVF to have any chance of a baby (if there was … Continue reading >>