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Episode CF02 – How to prepare for recession

Episode CF02 – How to prepare for recession

Hello and welcome FI Europeans! We do another Community Friday episode and the topic for today is how to prepare for recession. People are expecting a recession since 2015 so it’s always good to check. Are you prepared? What is a recession? How does it come from and how to spot it may be also before? These are some of the questions we will try to address today. Enjoy! We also talk about: Definition of recession Hedging Economic cycles Timing…

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Episode 069 – Slow Travel & Reaching FI as a French citizen thanks to geo-arbitrage | Mr. and Mrs. NomadNumbers

Episode 069 – Slow Travel & Reaching FI as a French citizen thanks to geo-arbitrage | Mr. and Mrs. NomadNumbers

Welcome to another episode of the FI Europe podcast! Today we dive deep into very interesting topics like geoarbitrage, moving to the US and getting a high income salary and then potentially moving back to Europe: we’ll discuss all that and everything in between with Mr. and Mrs. NomadNumbers, sit back and have fun! We also talk about: The Simple Path To Wealth Investing between US and Europe Vanguard ETF A typical day as a FI nomad US travel hacking…

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Episode CF01 – Bonds and FI

Episode CF01 – Bonds and FI

Hello, welcome to a new episode of the FI Europe Podcast! Today it’s a special episode because it’s the first episode of a new format we were thinking about for a long time. We’ll be talking about the topics you care about and answering community questions, just the host or co-hosts, so we would like to call the episodes Community episodes. Today we will have Michael as a co-host and our main topic will be bonds. Enjoy! We also talk…

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Episode 068 – Suddenly FI! how to deal with an inheritance | Gisela Enders

Episode 068 – Suddenly FI! how to deal with an inheritance | Gisela Enders

Hi, this is Mathias, and today we talk about inheriting with Gisela Enders from Berlin who is already FI. She’s got a coaching business and specialized in coaching women when they have to deal with the money of their parents. We talk about how to prepare with your brothers and sisters, social norms, the emotions involved, the mindset you need, tax issues, how to write down your last will and so on. Attention: this is not only relevant for men…

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Episode 067 – Is being happy as an employee possible? | Kristina from Employay

Episode 067 – Is being happy as an employee possible? | Kristina from Employay

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Financial Independence Europe Podcast! Today we talk with Kristina Mayer-Walcker: she works for a leading Digital Bank and is also the host of Employay – a podcast about leadership, employee satisfaction and company culture. Today we talk about how people can be more satisfied and happy in the workplace, how to improve happiness and how to find out when it’s time to move on to somewhere else. This episode is packed with…

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Episode 066 – Financial independence and what it can mean for your mental health | Alex

Episode 066 – Financial independence and what it can mean for your mental health | Alex

Hello good people! In today’s episode, we talk with Alex about some very interesting topics about personal finance and mental health, and how they correlate with each other. We address questions about how to manage stress from expenses, finance management and scarcity. Sit back and enjoy it! We also talk about: Escaping the scarcity mindset Citizens Advice Bureaus Value perspectives Sleep/meditation apps Impulse purchases Automated budgeting Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. Financial…

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Episode 065 – Are actively managed funds worth it? | Omar

Episode 065 – Are actively managed funds worth it? | Omar

Good morning! Today Alvar interviews his neighbor Omar, who has worked for quite a few large financial institutions within the sector of active funds: we will talk about mutual funds, active trading, large funds, and hear Omar’s insights on investing from his unique perspective. Enjoy! We also talk about: Funds implementation Bond issues Currency operations FTSE 100 Hedge funds regulations Geographical allocation   Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. A ride through the…

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064 – Real Estate Investing Strategies for Financial Independence | Ed

064 – Real Estate Investing Strategies for Financial Independence | Ed

Hello! Today we will talk with Ed from the UK, and we will dive deep into how to build a real estate portfolio, strategies, how to behave as a landlord and much more. Sit back, relax and enjoy! We also talk about: Investing strategies Diversifying a property investment portfolio Finding the right business partner UK taxes on properties Investing in different areas of England Self-analysis paralysis Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. Building…

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Episode 063 – Reaching FI in South East Asia | Genecia from Soul Rich Woman

Episode 063 – Reaching FI in South East Asia | Genecia from Soul Rich Woman

Hello everyone! Today our guest is Genecia, a former beauty queen turned entrepreneur from Singapore. She is the founder of Soul Rich Woman, a community that helps women build businesses in south east Asia and improve their financial independence, career and personal life. We talk about doing business in south-east Asia, how women can succeed in starting a business there and if it can be an attractive place for people from outside to move to or start a business there….

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Episode 062 – The benefits of a frugal lifestyle | Oliver from frugalisten.de

Episode 062 – The benefits of a frugal lifestyle | Oliver from frugalisten.de

Hello! Today we interview Oliver from the blog frugalisten.de: we will talk about being frugal not only as a strategy but also as a life philosophy, evaluating the pros and cons and looking at some examples and life hacks as well. We hope you will find some food for thought in our discussion, so sit back, relax and enjoy! We also talk about: Saving and social environment Portfolio management times Lean FI How to be frugal Tracking expenses Repair cafes…

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