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Episode 14 – How a European can reach FI in the UK | The Escape Artist

Episode 14 – How a European can reach FI in the UK | The Escape Artist

Today we talk to the one and only Barney, aka The Escape Artist! We discuss Barney’s personal FI journey, the best way to manage your investments and how a European can reach FI in the UK. What we talk about: Barney’s personal FI journey and strategy How to keep your investing simple How to set up your portfolio against FX risks How a European arriving in the UK should take advantage of the UK banking system Don’t forget to subscribe our…

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Episode 13 – Community Friday Questions 01

Episode 13 – Community Friday Questions 01

Our first Friday episode!! Finally!  We’re very excited to be bringing you these ‘Community’ Friday episodes, where we take in questions from the community and discuss them on the podcast. In this one we discuss how to bring your partner on board with FI, and the huge benefits of being an individual investor. What we talk about: Alvar and Mathias’ experiences bringing their partners on board How you can too The three benefits of being an individual investor Send us…

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Episode 11 – The Latin American Perspective of FI

Episode 11 – The Latin American Perspective of FI

Today we have an amazing episode with Erik from Hippies de Land Rover! We talk about FI from a Latin American perspective, his journey to FI and detailed investment strategy. What we also talk about: How Latin Americans react to learning about FI Erik’s investing strategy Why and how he started his company Working in Switzerland Spreading FIRE in South America Very interesting to talk about FI from a not-so-well-known perspective – enjoy! (we apologise for the echo at the…

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Episode 10 – Financially Educate Yourself with Araminta

Episode 10 – Financially Educate Yourself with Araminta

Today’s interesting episode features Araminta (me, the blogger) about financial education, how I started my blog Financially Mint and future FI plans. What we talk about: Who Araminta is How I got started with the FI world The importance of financial education How students should get started on FI Future FI goals It gets pretty interesting (and did you hear Warren Buffet jump out at the beginning?!) ? Subscribe for new episodes on Itunes, Android or Spotify! Or download here! Who is Araminta?…

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Episode 09 – P2P Lending in Denmark

Episode 09 – P2P Lending in Denmark

In today’s episode we interview Jørgen from Denmark about peer to peer lending, how to do your p2p lending research and diversifying your portfolio with real estate. An awesome episode. What we talk about: Reaching FI in Denmark P2P lending and what it’s about The best research strategy Crowdlending vs index funds How to get started with p2p Real estate His FI journey Let’s get to it! ? Subscribe for new episodes on Itunes, Android or Spotify! direct download especially for Kamil…

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Episode 03 – The European FI Community

Episode 03 – The European FI Community

Hello and welcome to the third Financial Independence Europe episode! We interview the Whatlifecouldbe couple about the real deal of financial independence in Europe, how cool geoarbitrage is and how to live waste free. An interesting episode; listen to it, read it, share it!   Who are the Whatlifecouldbe couple? Their names are Mr and Mrs White (nice and mysterious) and they currently live in Romania. They met in Germany, where Emma was working as a translator and Robert was…

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Episode 02 – Reaching FI as a Business Consultant

Episode 02 – Reaching FI as a Business Consultant

Episode 02   Welcome to the very first Financial Independence Europe podcast interview! A huge honour to be interviewing Barbara Lampl, one of the top three female German fintech influencers, owner of a successful fintech consulting company and veteran startup investor. Yes, a pretty big deal. Mathias met her in a FinTech meetup in Cologne and had the great idea to do the interview – and thank God he did because Barbara has some banging advice for fellow European FIers….

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Episode 01 – A Little Intro

Episode 01 – A Little Intro

Howdy! Welcome to the FIRST EVER EPISODE of the Financial Independence Europe Podcast. We’re all very excited. In this episode we introduce the hosts of the podcast, talk about what a market crash is and what the FI Europe podcast is all about.  The hosts Our podcast is mainly hosted by Mathias and Alvar, although Niels will pop in from time to time. Araminta (that’s me) is the blogger behind the posts. So we start with a nice little introduction…

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Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome!

Welcome, Willkommen and Bienvenue. This is the Financial Independence Europe podcast, where we talk about reaching Financial Independence (FI) in Europe (surprise, surprise). What is FI? What is FI in Europe? Why FI? Why a podcast? A lot of questions – let’s get started. Who we are My name’s Araminta and I’m the one in charge of the writing. I can be funny sometimes – get ready. I’m a half Spanish half Scottish college student living in Edinburgh, Scotland and…

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