2019 – Drop the resolutions!

Yes, you read right. The new year started but we don't do the resolution stuff. We start the year with serious targets. Today is the 6th of January, so the 1st week is almost gone. This means that we have roughly another 51 weeks to meet our own, ambitious but still realistic expectations on 2019. … Continue reading 2019 – Drop the resolutions!

2018 in retrospect

So this is it. Tomorrow is Christmas, and only a week later we will already be saying "goodbye" to 2018 and "hello" to 2019. I will be working - a lot - over the next 10 days, so let me write my last words on this blog for 2018 today. Obviously, since the blog is … Continue reading 2018 in retrospect

Make yourself a great Christmas gift! Invest!

Christmas is just a few days away, and while over the years in the past this time was blessed with rising stock markets, 2018 doesn't look much promising. The almost traditional year-end-rally is very unlikely this year. And that's not bad news. A lot of stocks have suffered in 2018. Some, deserved a correction. Some … Continue reading Make yourself a great Christmas gift! Invest!

What FIRE really means

Retiring Early and being financially independent may be a dream for many. But before you put too much romance into that thought, let me tell you something: It becomes a dream once it happens. But before that, it can get really tough. Savings target My plan is to retire with 45. That's 6,5 years from … Continue reading What FIRE really means

Investing Time

Time is your single, most important asset. It's probably the only, completely undisputable truth that anyone can find and verify for himself in this world. Time is limited, and every minute, every second that is passed, won't return. It didn't take me long to recognize this, subconsciously, but it took me a while to truly … Continue reading Investing Time

Overcoming the emotion of fear

Following up on my last post, I would like to write today about fear. Just as a reminder, in my last post I introduced 3 important topics, that are necessary to understand and successfully turn towards an investor mindset. These 3 points are the following: Understanding and accepting the principles of the so-called “financial triangle” … Continue reading Overcoming the emotion of fear

The Financial Triangle

When it comes to investments, one must realize a few things and learn to learn to deal with them. In my humble opinion, this is the main thing that makes the difference, between a successful investor, and anyone else who is hoping for the government to support him or her, once they get old enough … Continue reading The Financial Triangle