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Episode 130 – A Better Life For Half The Price | Tim Leffel

Episode 130 – A Better Life For Half The Price | Tim Leffel

Do you want a better life for half the price? Then this episode is for you! One strategy for financial independence is using geo-arbitrage and moving to a low-cost country to either save more or live better from the same income as in your current country. In today’s episode, I talk with Tim Leffel who is an experienced travel blogger, writer, and publisher since the 90th. And now he created a handbook for you to move abroad with a shortlist…

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Episode 129 – Investing In Rental Property With Reinvest24 | Tanel Orro From Reinvest24

Episode 129 – Investing In Rental Property With Reinvest24 | Tanel Orro From Reinvest24

In this episode Mathias talks about a topic we touched last time nearly year ago: P2P Lending. Some consumer loan companies have been in trouble and there have been delays in collecting the principal/interest also due to covid related regulation from governments. There have also been some scams with p2p platforms Envestio, Kuetzal and Grupeer with ongoing legal investigations of public authorities. And still, I think this asset class is going to stay – although the hype might be over….

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Episode 127 – How To Make Your Dreams Happen | Dina from SMIQQL

Episode 127 – How To Make Your Dreams Happen | Dina from SMIQQL

Hi FI Europeans, this is Mathias. Today I interview Dina Holzapfel. She is an Entrepreneur living in Switzerland with roots in the US. She’s a great role mode and showing us one thing: how to make your dreams happen – having an idea and enjoying the journey to ship it to the customer – although it’s sometimes tough. After a corporate career in the oil industry, working in Venture Capital and having lived in many countries Dina founded her passion…

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Episode 124 – Real Estate in Belgium | Artjom

Episode 124 – Real Estate in Belgium | Artjom

Today Mathas is back after a busy summer period with a case study about Real Estate in Belgium interviewing Artjom. Artjom is applying strategies like fix and flip, amazon FBA or renting out a car and he is also sharing tactics that don’t work so he can save you some time on doing mistakes and help you being more realistic. As a numbers person he is really good looking behind the buzz. Enjoy the show. We talk about: How Artjoms…

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Episode 122 – What It Means To Live With Less | Faith Archer

Episode 122 – What It Means To Live With Less | Faith Archer

In today’s episode, Araminta chats with Faith, a money blogger based in the UK. They chat about FI and minimalism, how she keeps her costs low and what personal finance steps she’s taken to feel in control of her money. They also chat about: What it means to live with less How minimalism and FI work together Her attitude to FI What differences she’s noticed in her day to day life Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or…

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Episode 109 – Helping Founders To Become Investable | Parul from Duedash

Episode 109 – Helping Founders To Become Investable | Parul from Duedash

Hi FI Europeans this is Mathias! My interview guest today is Parul Madan! Parul is an experienced Entrepreneur living in cologne Germany with her roots in India! She and her husband Nikhil founded multiple startups after a successful career in a large corporation. Since a couple of years she is also investing and advising other aspiring founders. Therefore she is also leading the Cologne chapter of the founders institute, one of the biggest accelerator programs worldwide to help entrepreneurs strive….

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Episode 035 – Using Mini Retirements and Fun Funds as a FI Strategy

Episode 035 – Using Mini Retirements and Fun Funds as a FI Strategy

Today we interview Leanne, a 23 year old who works in the music industry in London. She is saving for financial independence as well as organizing multiple streams of income. We discuss how she’s finding the balance between being frugal, working and mini retirements. We also talk about: Active and passive income streams Earning more money or being frugal as a general approach to FI Compensating fluctuations in income Being flexible in negotiation Defining a relationship with money Having a…

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Financial Independence Europe Retreat 2019

Financial Independence Europe Retreat 2019

Ever eaten a BBQ, gone surfing, Yoga and nerded out on financial independence at the same time? 🏄‍♀️🤓   If you haven’t, now you will have the chance to do so at the…   Financial Independence Europe Podcast Retreat!!! 🎉🎉   Wait. What?   Here are the juicy deets:   What is this retreat?    A 4 day retreat for financial independence nerds to hang out, eat some good food, have some fun and participate in a lot of interesting…

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