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Episode 137 – Career Hacking | Goncalo

Episode 137 – Career Hacking | Goncalo

Hi Fi Europeans this is Mathias! Today I Interview Goncalo and we make it little case study. I met him the first time at the FI Europe Retreat in Portugal and we now catch up and to see what happened to Goncalo in the last 2 years. You learn about the stages he took to get from a lower income country Portugal to Switzerland by taking a stopover in the Czech Republic. We see what he learned in and about…

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Episode 136 – Crypto Assets Update – New Applications and Infrastructure for 2021

Episode 136 – Crypto Assets Update – New Applications and Infrastructure for 2021

In this episode we dive quite deep into cryptocurrencies and assets! Because decentralized financial systems will one day compliment or replace the current financial system. Decentralized technologies are also evolving and can fuel all kinds of non-financial transactions, too. Like insurance policies, event tickets or investing in companies. And right now mainstream financial providers like paypal starting to adopt crypto currencies like bitcoin. Hedge fund managers like Peter Druckenmiller and companies like Square and microstrategy favor investing their company capital…

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Episode 135 – Invest in agricultural loans with Lendsecured | Nikita Gončars

Episode 135 – Invest in agricultural loans with Lendsecured | Nikita Gončars

We chat with Nikita from Lendsecured about his take on the P2P Market Landscape and what they have to offer when it comes to lowering the risk in P2P investing. We also cover the role of p2p aggregators and risks associated with loan originators. Nikita also tells us about a new loan type for the agricultural sector and how it is structured. Behind Lendsecured stands an established company located in Latvia that is offering loans for wealthy people to invest…

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Episode 133 – Is FI A Good Goal To Strive For? | Alan

Episode 133 – Is FI A Good Goal To Strive For? | Alan

In today’s interview, Alvar and Araminta chat with Alan, head of the current Thomas Cook. They talk about Alan’s background, how he built his career and advice for others who want to building a fulfilling career. We also chat about: How Alan got started with financial modelling His mindset to career and problem solving Why he wouldn’t strive for FI His advice to others concentrating on their careers Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download…

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Episode 132 – Contrarian Investments In Frontier Markets And The Balcans | Ladislas Maurice

Episode 132 – Contrarian Investments In Frontier Markets And The Balcans | Ladislas Maurice

Hi this is Mathias, today I talk with Ladislace Maurice from the wandering investor about international investing and diversification. In this episode we look into our passion for finding outstanding investments worldwide. So who is Ladislas? He studied outside of Europe in Australia and Canada and was working in Africa for a swiss multinational company. There he gained a lot of international experience in a leadership position. After his career is now solely focusing on researching and traveling especially in…

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Episode 126 – How Being More Charismatic Will Help you With your Finances | Sebastian

Episode 126 – How Being More Charismatic Will Help you With your Finances | Sebastian

In today’s episode, Araminta interview Sebastian, founder of the Art of Charisma and fellow Scot. They chat about the definition of charisma, why charismatic people are more successful and how to implement charisma habits in a work and personal environment. They also chat about: Why it’s important to be more charismatic How to build a mindset that encourages charisma Benefits of being charismatic in the workplace Steps and tips to becoming more charismatic Charisma tips during Covid times Don’t forget…

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Episode 120 – Should Musicians Strive for Financial Independence? | Joshua

Episode 120 – Should Musicians Strive for Financial Independence? | Joshua

In today’s episode Araminta chats with Joshua, a musician who’s working towards financial independence. They chat about freelancer struggles as a musician, how he manages his own money and some tips he wish he knew starting out. They also chat about: Why there’s a stereotype of the “broke musician” How musicians can take control of their money Why musicians should strive towards FI How Joshua is adapting to Covid-19 Tips he wish he knew starting out Don’t forget to subscribe…

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Episode 119 – I’m Retiring in One Week! | A Purple Life

Episode 119 – I’m Retiring in One Week! | A Purple Life

In today’s episode Araminta interview Purple, a FI blogger based in Seattle, the US. They chat about her plans to retire at the age of 30, how she’s managing her finances and her plans for once she retires. They also chat about: How she cut expenses and increased her income How she reached the $500,000 mark Keeping herself motivated Her plans once she is retired Whether she would recommend this path to others Don’t forget to subscribe to our podcast…

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Episode 118 – Reflecting and acting on FI choices | Michael

Episode 118 – Reflecting and acting on FI choices | Michael

In this episode Alvar interviews Michael again on the choices he has made to reach FI over the last year and how he is thinking about them now. In this interview, Michael really reflects on his investment choices, mistakes made, and financial losses. We also talk about: How Michaels investing approach changed The current state of the p2p industry The balance between working as much versus earning as much as possible. Forex investing Pension investing Tickets for the event discussed…

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Episode 116 – Why I Prefer Dividend Investing to Reach FI | Derek

Episode 116 – Why I Prefer Dividend Investing to Reach FI | Derek

In today’s episode Araminta chats with Derek, an engineer based in Ireland who uses dividend investing in order to grow his wealth, cover his monthly income and reach FI. We also chat about: How he picks the companies to invest in The broker he uses Managing tax in Ireland How to educate yourself on dividend investing Don’t forget to subscribe to our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. Join our facebook group and subscribe to our newsletter…

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