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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 134 – Life Update Nomad Numbers & RE in Taiwan | Nomad Numbers

Episode 134 – Life Update Nomad Numbers & RE in Taiwan | Nomad Numbers

In today’s interview, Alvar interviews Mr. Nomad Numbers on how FIRE life is looking like in Taiwan and which advantages it brings. They also cover an update on the Nomad Numbers journey and where they are at in their travels. We also talk about: FI in Taiwan Travelling during COVID-19 Life update for nomad numbers Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. Let us know what you think about the Interview in the comments…

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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 131 – How to stay financially and mentally sane in 2021 | Dave from FireDaveG

Episode 131 – How to stay financially and mentally sane in 2021 | Dave from FireDaveG

In this episode, I am interviewing Dave from Ireland on best practices for staying mentally and financially fit in 2021. Dave covers what he has learned over the years through experience and research. He covers his own FI journey through real estate investment as the main driver and his ETF-portfolio We also talk about: Real estate investing What to do after reaching FI Mental health in the FIRE community   Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify….

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Episode 130 – A Better Life For Half The Price | Tim Leffel

Episode 130 – A Better Life For Half The Price | Tim Leffel

Do you want a better life for half the price? Then this episode is for you! One strategy for financial independence is using geo-arbitrage and moving to a low-cost country to either save more or live better from the same income as in your current country. In today’s episode, I talk with Tim Leffel who is an experienced travel blogger, writer, and publisher since the 90th. And now he created a handbook for you to move abroad with a shortlist…

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Episode 129 – Investing In Rental Property With Reinvest24 | Tanel Orro From Reinvest24

Episode 129 – Investing In Rental Property With Reinvest24 | Tanel Orro From Reinvest24

In this episode Mathias talks about a topic we touched last time nearly year ago: P2P Lending. Some consumer loan companies have been in trouble and there have been delays in collecting the principal/interest also due to covid related regulation from governments. There have also been some scams with p2p platforms Envestio, Kuetzal and Grupeer with ongoing legal investigations of public authorities. And still, I think this asset class is going to stay – although the hype might be over….

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Episode 128 – How to Reinvent Yourself as a Self Employed FI Seeker | Joshua from The Art of Money Saving Podcast

Episode 128 – How to Reinvent Yourself as a Self Employed FI Seeker | Joshua from The Art of Money Saving Podcast

In this episode, Alvar is interviewing Joshua from the Art of Money Saving Podcast and discuss the struggles and gains of a self-employed person during pandemic times. Joshua used to work as an opera singer touring around the world giving shows and earning his FI capital this way over time. But since early this year he no longer has this option and is in the process of using his existing skills to dive into different markets like presentation training, coaching,…

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Episode 127 – How To Make Your Dreams Happen | Dina from SMIQQL

Episode 127 – How To Make Your Dreams Happen | Dina from SMIQQL

Hi FI Europeans, this is Mathias. Today I interview Dina Holzapfel. She is an Entrepreneur living in Switzerland with roots in the US. She’s a great role mode and showing us one thing: how to make your dreams happen – having an idea and enjoying the journey to ship it to the customer – although it’s sometimes tough. After a corporate career in the oil industry, working in Venture Capital and having lived in many countries Dina founded her passion…

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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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