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Financial Independence Retire Early Australia

Financial Independence…sounds pretty good hey! How about Retiring Early…Even better. We’re not talking dreams here. We’re talking about the FIRE movement…and it’s taking off! FIRE stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. You reach FIRE when you have enough personal wealth to live your life without having to work. Generally, you’ll have enough income-producing assets …

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Pearler – The Aussie Investing Platform Kicking Goals.

Like many investors, I was using a brokerage platform from one of the big 4 banks. It was slow, clunky and expensive! Not anymore. I’m making the switch to Pearler, and I’ll tell you why. Pearler was founded in 2018 by three mates in Sydney who wanted to create an easy …

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Buying a property in the Covid-19 boom!

I feel like I’m going against one of my favourite Warren Buffet quotes – “Be greedy when others are fearful, be fearful when others a greedy”. Why? Because I’m trying to purchase a property in Brisbane, along with thousands of other buyers. And it’s not easy. If you haven’t heard, property …

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How I Track my Share Portfolio with Sharesight

How I track my portfolio with Sharesight. I, like many investors, have been using spreadsheets to track my portfolio for years. My spreadsheet was messy, clunky and just didn’t perform. But a couple of years ago I discovered Sharesight, and it’s a game-changer! Sharesight is an award-winning portfolio tracker that …

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Vanguard Diversified High Growth (VDHG)

Vanguard Diversified High Growth (VDHG) is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that provides low fee access to a diversified group of asset classes.  VDHG aims to invest for growth and targets 90% of its allocation into growth assets and 10% of its allocation into income assets. VDHG has become a …

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Discover the NAB Equity Builder

The NAB Equity Builder is a principle and interest (P&I) loan by the National Australia Bank (NAB) that allows you to borrow money to invest in Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s) Listed Investment Companies (LIC’s) and Mutual Funds.  If you’re apart of the FIRE community, you’ve probably heard of the NAB …

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The 7 Best Investing Podcasts in Australia

We’ve found the best investing podcasts in Australia, to find out why we love them so much. Keep reading on. If you’re interested in investing then this is for you! I love learning from other investors and hearing their stories, but sometimes I cant sit down and read a book …

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The Birthright Fund – Setting Newborns up for Retirement

I recently read an interesting article containing the wisdom of the legendary investor, Bill Ackman. The title immediately caught my attention: Give every child $6,750 so they retire a millionaire.  You can read the original article here. Essentially, Ackman is suggesting the U.S. government utilise the effect of long term compounding returns …

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FIRE Down Under

FIRE Down Under is a blog written by an Aussie couple in their 20’s – Mr & Mrs FDU (F.I.R.E. Down Under).  Mr and Mrs FDU struck up an office romance as they both work for the same company. They’ve been together since December 2018. Mr and Mrs FDU’s financial …

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The Australian FIRE Podcast List

If you’re like me, sometimes you can’t find the time to sit down and read a book or an article.  That’s why podcasts are great! I listen to podcasts on the way to work or when I’m exercising. It’s a great productivity hack.  We’re lucking to have so many content …

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