April ’17 Review

April ’17 Review

For almost the entirety of April were remained in Worthing on peripheral. Whilst it was generally nice, it was good to get back home again into our normal routine by the end. We will miss the excellent walking opportunities, with Cissbury Ring making this month's featured image.  Anyway, onward to the finances. Income Not a … Continue reading April ’17 Review

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January ’17 Review

January ’17 Review

Righto, this is the first in the "monthly statement" series, where I will dissect our income and expenditure, laying it bare for all to see and judge. In all my years, I've yet to come across a finer invention than the spreadsheet, so that is the medium through which I shall present the data, before … Continue reading January ’17 Review

We’re going on an adventure! Setting the foundations for financial independence

We’re going on an adventure! Setting the foundations for financial independence

Welcome to the first proper blog post. Your best bet is to start over at the "About Us" page if you haven't already read it, to give you a broad idea of what our intentions are. When you're happy, let's being at the beginning by working out our baseline. How much do we have? Alright, so the basic goal is to be self-sustaining such that we have the freedom to do what we like with our lives. Pretty straight forwards so far. However, before we can get too embroiled in the intricacies of investing, compound interest, safe withdrawal rates and all the rest, it would be salient to first establish what Ground Zero looks like. I sense a spreadsheet in the making...