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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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Episode 125 – How To Stay Mentally Healthy While Getting to FI | Shereen

Episode 125 – How To Stay Mentally Healthy While Getting to FI | Shereen

In this episode, Alvar interviews Shereen from the USA, and they discuss what financial stress can do to your life and how it can disrupt your Fi journey. Shereen also goes into a number of best practices answering the questions that drive you and a number of mental health best practices. We also talk about: How to make choices Mental health in the FI community Best practices staying sane   Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or Spotify….

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Episode 124 – Real Estate in Belgium | Artjom

Episode 124 – Real Estate in Belgium | Artjom

Today Mathas is back after a busy summer period with a case study about Real Estate in Belgium interviewing Artjom. Artjom is applying strategies like fix and flip, amazon FBA or renting out a car and he is also sharing tactics that don’t work so he can save you some time on doing mistakes and help you being more realistic. As a numbers person he is really good looking behind the buzz. Enjoy the show. We talk about: How Artjoms…

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Episode 123 – How To Manage Your FI Life With An App | Logan from Topia

Episode 123 – How To Manage Your FI Life With An App | Logan from Topia

In this episode Alvar interviews Logan the CEO of FI planning application Topia. They discuss Logans Fi story and what brought him to give up his job and develop an application to track your Fi journey. Next they discuss Topia in great length and cover how it can help you track expenses, become aware of your financial trends and how to look ahead. We also discuss: Logans FI story Topia the FI ap How is Topia making money Where is…

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Episode 122 – What It Means To Live With Less | Faith Archer

Episode 122 – What It Means To Live With Less | Faith Archer

In today’s episode, Araminta chats with Faith, a money blogger based in the UK. They chat about FI and minimalism, how she keeps her costs low and what personal finance steps she’s taken to feel in control of her money. They also chat about: What it means to live with less How minimalism and FI work together Her attitude to FI What differences she’s noticed in her day to day life Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes, Android or…

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Episode 121 – Getting To FI In 5 Years With His Rental Business | Lance

Episode 121 – Getting To FI In 5 Years With His Rental Business | Lance

In this Episode Alvar interviews Lance on his journey around the globe and how he reached FI. The interview is focussing on the way Lance gets to FI by moving all around the globe and buying up a business in need of renovation and a lot of work. We finish up the interview with Lance explaining how his last development projects came together. We also talk about: Lances FI journey Real estate investing Don’t forget to subscribe our podcast on Itunes,…

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Episode 120 – Should Musicians Strive for Financial Independence? | Joshua

Episode 120 – Should Musicians Strive for Financial Independence? | Joshua

In today’s episode Araminta chats with Joshua, a musician who’s working towards financial independence. They chat about freelancer struggles as a musician, how he manages his own money and some tips he wish he knew starting out. They also chat about: Why there’s a stereotype of the “broke musician” How musicians can take control of their money Why musicians should strive towards FI How Joshua is adapting to Covid-19 Tips he wish he knew starting out Don’t forget to subscribe…

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Episode 119 – I’m Retiring in One Week! | A Purple Life

Episode 119 – I’m Retiring in One Week! | A Purple Life

In today’s episode Araminta interview Purple, a FI blogger based in Seattle, the US. They chat about her plans to retire at the age of 30, how she’s managing her finances and her plans for once she retires. They also chat about: How she cut expenses and increased her income How she reached the $500,000 mark Keeping herself motivated Her plans once she is retired Whether she would recommend this path to others Don’t forget to subscribe to our podcast…

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Episode 118 – Reflecting and acting on FI choices | Michael

Episode 118 – Reflecting and acting on FI choices | Michael

In this episode Alvar interviews Michael again on the choices he has made to reach FI over the last year and how he is thinking about them now. In this interview, Michael really reflects on his investment choices, mistakes made, and financial losses. We also talk about: How Michaels investing approach changed The current state of the p2p industry The balance between working as much versus earning as much as possible. Forex investing Pension investing Tickets for the event discussed…

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