Tag Archives: Australian Money Blog

Investing for Baby DDU

By | February 19, 2018

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

Disclaimer: Stocks mentioned on this blog are for general entertainment/documentation purposes only, following our own investment journey and decisions. Nothing in this article should be considered investment advice nor is intended to be investment advice. Please click here to continue reading our disclaimer. By viewing any page on this blog you are agreeing to the linked terms & conditions.Continue reading >>

What is our FIRE? And our news

By | February 12, 2018

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

Most people know what the acronym FIRE stands for. Financial Independence, Retire Early. Lots of people are aiming to retire as early as possible so that more of their lives can be spent doing things they want to do, rather than working.

Retiring early is a noble goal and one that we’d encourage everyone who wants to achieve that to … Continue reading >>

Saving for the future: January 2018

By | February 8, 2018

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

We are big believers in living below our means; spending less than we earn. We try to only spend money on what is essential or makes us happy. Nearly everything society spends money on is fleeting: food, holidays, a movie ticket etc. Most of it is forgotten about by the next day and we look to the next thing to … Continue reading >>

DDU’s 2018 Goals

By | January 23, 2018

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

2017 seemed like a whirlwind, with many of our 2017 goals ticked off. Now we need to look ahead to 2018 and see what we want to achieve.

Firstly, we’d just like to thank everyone who reads (and comments on) our blog. We appreciate that you take time out of your day to read of our words. So, whether you’ve … Continue reading >>

2017 Financial Wrap Up

By | January 20, 2018

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

We are big fans of numbers and analysing things, so we wanted to have a closer look at how our finances went during the year.

2017 Savings Rate

This is calculating our income (after tax) minus our expenses for the entire year. It doesn’t include any superannuation guarantee payments in the below percentages and amounts.

Total income after tax: $91,587.77… Continue reading >>