Life’s a budget and then you retire

The title of this post is a variation of life's a bitch and then you die. I somehow always believed in the power of not budgeting. Of automated savings and conscious spending to avoid lifestyle inflation. I rather relaxed while the 'beginners' were¬†deciding how much to spend on groceries, personal care, and entertainment each month … Continue reading Life’s a budget and then you retire

Drunk Reflections In The Eye Of The (Financial) Storm

It's miserable outside. A full-blown storm rages. Howling winds and the sound of rain lashing against the windows. I turn back to my computer screen. It's not only chaos in a meteorological sense. The markets are also in turmoil. Trump, Brexit, trade wars, interest rates and the economic slowdown are taking its toll and have … Continue reading Drunk Reflections In The Eye Of The (Financial) Storm