Author: Nomad Careers

Savings Update – September 2018

It’s again that time of the month for monthly budgets, updating spreadsheets and making investments.  Expenses Rent & Bill 4,000 Dining Out 2,000 Entertainment 1,500 Transport 2,600 Clothes 2,000 Gifts 2,500 EMI 54,000 Total 68,600 Barista FI Funds required as of: June 2018: 17LAugust 2018: 15.5LSeptember: 15.4L As suspected in my previous August update, I couldn’t save much this month […]

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How I Lost 2KGs in a Week

A friend of mine introduced me to Intermittent Fasting. Okay he didn’t exactly introduce me but just mentioned that he’s been doing it and I jumped on the bandwagon. Intermittent Fasting is one of the way to get into ketosis. I had tried keto diet some 8-9 months ago to get into ketosis but keto diet isn’t convenient for me. […]

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September Update

After a dreadful August, September came blowing its horn strong. Last month has been quite expensive. My phone stopped working and I decided to invest in a phone with better camera to expand my photography hobby. It’s paying out already. I’m clicking 3x more photos and at most times I have a much better camera than the table I’m at. […]

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Savings Update – August 2018

It’s mid August when I first started drafting this post and it’s still raining heavily here. August has been turbulent and even that would be an understatement. Expenses Rent & Bill 16,000 Groceries 3,800 Dining out 1,000 Entertainment 0 Transport 2,000 Phone 40,000 Total 62,000 My phone stopped working and I had to purchase a new device. Over the last […]

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What Is Financial Independence For Me?

I first came across financial freedom, retire early or FIRE last year in November. And it changed my life would have been an understatement. I never looked at money this way before. When I was freelancing, I would earn quite a good amount but I would save it enough just for long travels. As a result of which I never […]

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Why Consistency In Savings Matter More?

We have been discussing about where to invest and how you can go about with your salary allocation for savings. I want to talk about consistency in investing today. It’s extremely important and it’s boring. When I first started investing for my retirement back when I was 24, I hated seeing a so much of my salary which I could […]

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Savings Update – June 2018

Since I started my quest to educate friends on how they can save and invest, a surprising byproduct has been my aggressive and rigorous tracking of expenses and savings. While I worked at my previous firm we would keep on saying that track and measure impact. It had been ingrained that I can measure impact and work to improve things […]

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