With the SNB recent announcement that they were removing the CHF 1.20 floor rate against the euro, it has been like a second Christmas in January! I mean, our next Canada holidays expenses got suddenly reduced by 20%. But in order to make the most out of this unpredicted event, you still have to choose the right door...Continue reading
Last year was driven by goals defined on the go which was fine but not really measurable. In 2015, I will define targets and keep you posted with my progress every quarter. With this public commitment done, I have more social pressure to not just give up on my commitments! Ready to start the new year? Let me present you my goals then!Continue reading
Last year was the first time ever that I invested in the stocks and bonds market. It was not easy to setup my initial ETFs portfolio but once done, I had nothing to do except to watch my CHF stack to grow. As every beginning of the year from now on, I will take some hours to evaluate the situation and check whether I have to adapt how it is distributed. Let's learn new financial knowledge together!Continue reading
It's been almost a year of blogging and a lot of stuff has happened during 2014 and I thought it was time to have a short retrospective.Continue reading
Following last month high figure, I announced that December would be even better! No unexpected events got in the road until the end of last year so I can happily tell you that we reached a very nice number!!! And this one starts with a 5. How awesome is that to kickstart 2015!Continue reading
If you live or plan to live in Switzerland, you must had or will have to choose a bank where to host your money, paychecks - and hopefully not your savings! Same for your credit card: plenty of options, only few interesting for financial freedom seekers. As I didn't properly chose it years ago, I scrutinized all existing options in October and we finally made the move. Welcome simplicity, right in time for the new year!!!Continue reading
November was an awesome month as we did set a new record! Less daycare fees, no unexpected events, and a planned budget for Christmas presents: that made our month!Continue reading
Since I started to invest our money one year ago, I was hoping that one day a service like Betterment would start here in Switzerland. It seems that my dream is going to become true with MoneyVane.com! The company CEO accepted to answer some questions to reveal some exclusive infos about this soon-to-be-live Swiss made financial advisor service.Continue reading
October was rather unusual as we got unexpected events arising. We eventually saved almost 10% less than our monthly target. Not too bad regarding the circumstances. Let's cross fingers to get better events in November!Continue reading
Food and cooking are one of these daily things we are used to. Sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse. By creating some (easy) habit, you can enjoy healthy food, get wealthier, and even increase your sex appeal! Read more to know how.Continue reading
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