Personal finance

Five things I don’t buy, in exchange for financial freedom

During 2020 my focus was on my personal finances and taking steps towards building my financial freedom. A lot of the things I did were 'boulders'. These are the one-off tasks that were big steps towards achieving my goal like creating a budget, finding a way to track expenses and comparing services to ensure I'm… Continue reading Five things I don’t buy, in exchange for financial freedom

Personal finance

Using sprints to fast-track money saving goals

Sprints can put the rockets on reaching those short term goals Sprints are often used in organisations to accomplish a more ambitious goal that would not be able to be achieved under business as usual operations. They might seek to speed up a schedule or increase on deliverables. It might be a response to an… Continue reading Using sprints to fast-track money saving goals

Personal finance

How to set and achieve money saving goals

“Don’t tell me what you value. Show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.” It’s a quote from Joe Biden, commenting on how he viewed John McCain’s political stances based on his actions as a senator voting on budget issues. The budget issues in question run into the billions of dollars, but… Continue reading How to set and achieve money saving goals