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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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Episode 12 – Getting to Know the Insides of a P2P Platform

Episode 12 – Getting to Know the Insides of a P2P Platform

A very special episode this time with an actual P2P platform! We’re very excited today to be interviewing Olga, where we get into the nitty gritty of how a P2P platform works, how it makes money and why Robocash is so popular! What we talk about: Who is Olga and what she does What is Robocash What makes Robocash different How they make money What a typical investor looks like Investors’ questions Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android…

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Episode 08 – Getting started with Dividend Growth Investing

Episode 08 – Getting started with Dividend Growth Investing

Hello and welcome to Episode 8 of the Financial Independence Europe podcast! Today I (Araminta) had the pleasure of interviewing my co-host Alvar, someone who has quite a lot to say on dividend growth investing. It was a lot of fun interviewing him in my room in Edinburgh – we’re still getting the hang of this and let’s just say poor Alvar had a lot of editing to do. ? Subscribe for new episodes on Itunes, Android or Spotify! Anyway, without further…

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Episode 07 – Get to FI in Dubai

Episode 07 – Get to FI in Dubai

Welcome to episode 07 of our FI Europe podcast! Today I had the honour of interviewing Steve from Dead Simple Saving, a Brit who’s worked all the way in Dubai and has now reached Financial Independence. Since both my co-hosts were away at the time (one with a new baby and one on a plane), I was the sole interviewer and it was my first time in person! I was a little nervous at first, but Steve was a great…

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Episode 06 – How to live on 600€ a month in Vienna

Episode 06 – How to live on 600€ a month in Vienna

Very excited to putting out this episode today! We’re interviewing Angelo and Sofia all the way in Vienna, Austria because they have accomplished something astonishing: living on 600€ month each in a pretty expensive city. How do they do it? What do they live off? Will they do this forever? Listen to the episode or read on to find out 😉 (and this is my (Araminta) first time interviewing!) ? Subscribe for new episodes on Itunes, Android or Spotify! Who are Angelo…

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Episode 05 – FIRE Yourself to Switzerland

Episode 05 – FIRE Yourself to Switzerland

Hello and welcome to the fifth episode here at Financial Independence Europe! Today we’re interviewing Mr RIP (Mr Retire in Progress, no he’s not dying), an Italian living in Switzerland and with an awesome blog on his FI journey. As usual, we recommend listening in. If not, here’s a cool summary for you.   ? Subscribe for new episodes on Itunes, Android or Spotify! Who is Mr RIP? After being given the option to change locations of his job as a software…

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Episode 04 – Travel hack yourself to FI

Episode 04 – Travel hack yourself to FI

Hello and welcome to the IV episode of FI Europe (yes that means four). In this episode we discuss different travel perspectives from 3 different people, some cool travel hacks and preparing for unexpected expenses. And this time, our guest is… me, the blogger! Travel perspective 1: digital nomading The first travel perspective we analyse is mine (Araminta); I’m currently doing a backpacking tour round South America and trying to balance it with online work and study. How it started…

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