Pay off Debt or Invest?

Should I pay off my debt or rather invest the money? This is a question that has been asked many times and written about numerously in financial publications and blogs. Naturally the short answer (like with most money questions) is: “it… Continue Reading


The Realisation that we Might Never be Poor

Being financially poor or living in poverty is open to perception or interpretation. The last threshold of the international poverty line was set by the World Bank at $ 1.90 per day in 2015. The World Bank estimated that 900… Continue Reading


The Fascination with Individual Stocks

I have been with my current employer for a bit more than a year now. In hindsight I am really grateful that I had the opportunity and was able to take it. In this role I have gained a lot… Continue Reading


Financial Lessons from the Greatest Showman

This past weekend my wife and I watched The Greatest Showman. I know it’s basically a year old at this stage, but it only aired on local television this weekend. Although I am easy to please with a comedy, fantasy,… Continue Reading


Will it hit an All-Time High?

Markets love to use the term all-time high (ATH). It is used to describe a specific share or index’s price when it reaches the highest level it has ever been. Markets tend to move higher in the long-term predominantly on… Continue Reading


Unemotional Investing in your Home Country

To be an unemotional investor is something many people preach and have even written books about. It is a key strategy when it comes to making clear and sound decisions based on your predefined investment principles. There are always times… Continue Reading


FIRE in the Next Down-Turn

Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) is a movement I really enjoy following. It is not merely a movement or cult but a community and a growing one at that. Since I have started this blog I have seen it expand… Continue Reading