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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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Episode CF010 – Company Benefits

Episode CF010 – Company Benefits

Hello! In this episode Alvar and Tom talk about company benefits, what can you get and how they perform in comparison with other assets: we will learn about the different types of benefit a company can distribute and how to use them to our advantage. Enjoy! We also talk about: Risks and rewards Emotional factors Taxes and benefits Market volatility Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct download here. Investing in our company or not There…

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Episode 078 – Painkiller for P2P Real Estate Investing | Gustas from Evoestate

Episode 078 – Painkiller for P2P Real Estate Investing | Gustas from Evoestate

Hello FI Europeans! Today Mathias interviews Gustas Germanavičius, an entrepreneur from Lituania. He is the CEO of Evoestate, a P2P lending aggregator – think of it as the Mintos of real estate. With Evoestate right now you can diversify across projects of 18 other deal providers like Bulkestate, Brickstarter, Crowdestor, Bergfürst. It all starts with an investment amount of just 50 euros, and you can not only invest in loans but also rental property and buy real equity shares. Lots…

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077 – Case study Tom & Is Matched Betting An Option? | Tom

077 – Case study Tom & Is Matched Betting An Option? | Tom

Today Alvar interviews Tom from the UK: along with some personal views on FI and personal finance he will share some insights on his current side hustle, matched betting. We will dive into the mechanisms of this form of investment, how it can be effective and what pitfalls to avoid. Enjoy! We also talk about: Investing strategies Traveling Accumulation speed Matched betting and gambling Taxes and legality Bookmakers reactions Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify. Direct…

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