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Episode 087 – The Year Of Less But Better | Kel from MrsMoneyHQ

Episode 087 – The Year Of Less But Better | Kel from MrsMoneyHQ

Mathias interviews Kel aka Mrsmoneyhq! She is a mum with two kids from Ireland. We discuss about the very basics of Financial Independence: being smart with your expense while not compromising with the quality of goods you use everyday. It’s important to think and rethink your spending behaviour from time to time to improve your daily habits. Because: Money that’s not spend doesn’t need to be earned and can be deployed in your investment accounts to work for you and…

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Episode 086 – Financial Independence Europe In 2020 | Emma from What Life Could Be

Episode 086 – Financial Independence Europe In 2020 | Emma from What Life Could Be

Hello! Today Alvar and Araminta interview Emma, and talk with her about the current state of the FI movement in Europe: they share their personal stories, information for meeting other like-minded people in Europe and much more. Enjoy! We also talk about: Stock markets and the Dot-Com bubble The FI mindset Life after FI The role of FIRE events FIWE 2020 retreats Dating apps Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. A brief history…

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Episode 085 – Online Tutoring As An Effective Side Hustle | Jonas from StudySquare

Episode 085 – Online Tutoring As An Effective Side Hustle | Jonas from StudySquare

Hello! In today’s episode Araminta talks with Jonas, a student from Lithuania who is making a full time income as a tutor while studying in Edinburgh. In this chat we learn more about a very interesting side hustle and how this has grown into a full fledged income source with lots of room to expand. Enjoy! We also talk about: Taking exams Being qualified as a tutor The role of parents Feedback on websites Resources to teach online Soft skills…

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Episode 084 – How I Moved to Bulgaria to Pay 10% Income Tax | Paul Otto

Episode 084 – How I Moved to Bulgaria to Pay 10% Income Tax | Paul Otto

Hello everyone! Today Araminta talks with Paul, a German who is living in Sofia, Bulgaria. He used to be a professional poker player and he talks with us about his very interesting journey and why and how he moved there. Enjoy! We also talk about: Online poker Tax Havens Tax residencies in Europe Cyrillic alphabet Advice for moving to Sofia Cryptocurrency Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. From professional poker to a coaching…

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Episode CF011 – Settling Down In Spain | Paul from Cutting Through Chaos

Episode CF011 – Settling Down In Spain | Paul from Cutting Through Chaos

Hello! In this Friday episode we listen to the second part of our chat with Paul from Cutting Through Chaos. We follow him explaining the next move in his life trajectory from Zambia to Spain, and how it has influenced his lifestyle and FI situation. Enjoy! We also talk about: Montessori education Making a 1-year break look good in a CV Mental energy Advice for a sabbatical Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here….

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Episode 083 – Financial Independence While living In The Developing World | Paul From Cutting Through Chaos

Episode 083 – Financial Independence While living In The Developing World | Paul From Cutting Through Chaos

Hello FI people! Today Alvar will talk with Paul from Cutting Through Chaos, a blog about family and finance: so many topics have been discussed that there will be two episodes. In this first part Paul tells how he went from a corporate job in Scotland to moving with his family to Africa, how the FI community helped him and much more. Enjoy! We also talk about: Working with NGOs Cost of living in Zambia The FI community as an…

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Episode 082 – Real Estate Property Quick Check | Ines

Episode 082 – Real Estate Property Quick Check | Ines

Hello everyone! Today Mathias talks with Ines about how to calculate if a property is worth buying: Ines has been our guest before and in this episode she shares with us her knowledge and first-hand experience of the real estate market, so whether or not you are planning to invest in real estate property you may find her insights very useful. Enjoy! We also talk about: Evaluating a deal Credit score Renting in Germany and Portugal Airbnb renting Returns in…

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Episode 081 – Managing Personal Finance | Steve from Money Dashboard

Episode 081 – Managing Personal Finance | Steve from Money Dashboard

Hello! Today Alvar talks with Steve, CEO at Money Dashboard, an app that has simplifying personal finance management as its goal: he shares with us insights on how to use this type of apps in an effective way and how it can help people on their way to financial independence. Enjoy! We also talk about: Transactions categorization Planning Cross-country account management Relations with banks Data usage Identifying blind spots Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct…

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Episode 080 – Geoarbitrage In Europe and Andorra | Jock

Episode 080 – Geoarbitrage In Europe and Andorra | Jock

Welcome back! Today we interview Araminta’s father, Jock, and talk with him about his decision to move to Andorra to avoid paying taxes in his home country. He talks about the many reasons why he chose Andorra and how all the process developed, giving valuable insights throughout. Enjoy! We also talk about: Inheritance taxes Andorra’s tax regime Offshore trusts Benefits of a multilingual society Tax regimes across Europe Types of residence in Andorra Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes,…

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Episode 079 – Personal Finance In Malaysia | Suraya from Ringgit Oh Ringgit

Episode 079 – Personal Finance In Malaysia | Suraya from Ringgit Oh Ringgit

Hello FI Europeans! Today we talk with Suraya from the Malaysian personal finance blog Ringgit Oh Ringgit: in her blog she analyses many aspects of personal finance management and life in general in Malaysia, and with her we talk about the personal finance scene, how she became a writer and her aspirations for the future. Enjoy! We also talk about: Malaysia’s ethnic diversity Malay fiscal status Financial education in Malaysia The utility of reddit’s communities Personality quizzes and personal finance…

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