• Welcome, another 7-day check-in and like last week so much has changed again in the last 7 days. For those of us in New Zealand, and not working in an essential service we are in lockdown, including me. From that start, the purpose of this podcast is to document my
  • Well, well, well a week has gone already and we are back here again on the fiday Friday. So last week I went on a small rant about not following the herd and losing your shit. Well, a lot changes in seven days in the current climate, and I am
  • Whaaaaaaat it is Friday again, we are almost a quarter through 2020, I can’t believe how fast it is going! Last weekend was a great weekend, it was little Stella’s birthday earlier this week so last weekend Leish organised a sleepover part at our house for Stella and her friends.
  • So for this week’s FI update – I am now carrying out a monthly categorisation and analysis of all our income and expenses, using GNUCash – which is giving me my dopamine fix and good insight on how well we are controlling our expenses. At the moment there are no
  • It’ssssssssssssss episode 20, I know it is not a big number but you got to celebrate those small wins and I will unashamedly continue to celebrate every 10th episode until the 100th! So an FI update on the last week, well we have topped up our notice by $500 which
  • Welcome to episode 19 and hope you are having a great Friday. Before I get into this episode here is a little bit of an update on FI movements. So I have been paid today and switched $7,500 straight away to the 3-month notice saver account and will make sure
  • Are you a life hacker? Do you even know what life hacking is? For those not in the know, it is not a gruesome as it first sounds. Have you ever seen the website lifehacker.com? Go and have a look at it – this is another life game-changers, for so
  • Welcome to episode 17, last week I spoke about Pareto?s Principle and the importance of focusing on the inputs that produce most of the outputs. This is critical for all of us on an FI journey and this week I feel I have made some real progress on re-developing the
  • Pareto I love that intro, not just the music ? (you can?t see me now but I am dancing away) but also the dulcet tones provided by John Cowan, thanks, John. One of my learnings when putting this intro together was getting to the point. I had tried several different
  • Today?s episode is all about getting your shit in order! The importance of this has become very apparent to me over the last few months and especially pulling this podcast together has really got me thinking about, how can I be more efficient, technology is moving so fast ? surely