Financial Freedom

Why I Gave Up My Dream Apartment (2017 Edition)

Why I Gave Up My Dream Apartment (2017 Edition)

I like to think that I’m ‘immune’ to most luxuries in the world. I don’t own a car, and I take either the bus or the subway practically everywhere I go. I use a 3-year-old Herschel backpack for almost all occasions. My iPhone 6 is 3 years old, and counting. But the...

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Financial Freedom over Retirement?

Financial Freedom over Retirement?

Recently, my colleagues have been floating the idea of retirement. One of them shared that her father passed away shortly after his retirement. All he did was sit around at home watching television shows. And he was gone a few years after retiring. No life-shattering...

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5 Benefits to Being Financially Free

5 Benefits to Being Financially Free

Being financially free has countless benefits. I know that you don’t need to read this post to know what the benefits are. I’m sure you can spend all day just listing the benefits yourself. But I’m going to write this post anyway, because it’s just so much fun.  ...

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Why I’m Desperate for Financial Freedom

Why I’m Desperate for Financial Freedom

I first came across the ‘Financially Independent, Retire Early’ community about 2 years ago, sometime back in 2016. Back then, I thought it was impossible. I was completely sceptical about it. It took a while for me to conclude that, “Hey, it’s actually possible”. It...

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How Gratitude Saved Me from Greed

How Gratitude Saved Me from Greed

Recently, I wrote a blog post on my experience with a “get-rich-quick” scam. I lost a total of almost $2,000 over a few short months. I reflected on my actions, and realised that it was my greed that caused my ultimate downfall. Not my naivety, not my dire financial...

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