Savings rate challenge results – March 2020

Nine months down, three to go - I'm hitting the home stretch! Well, March is just a sea of red when I look at the variance sheet in my spreadsheet. Every expenditure category is over budget (although, to be fair, there are some line items that have no specified budgeted figure because they're so ad … Continue reading Savings rate challenge results – March 2020

Giving Indue consideration to the pension in your FIRE plans

For those of us who’ve come to the FIRE movement later in life, the pension is more likely to be a factor in our financial planning for retirement than it is for those young whippersnappers who reach FIRE by their 30s. This is particularly relevant for women, who generally retire with less superannuation than men, … Continue reading Giving Indue consideration to the pension in your FIRE plans