Savings rate for February 2015

I think 2015 is gonna be a good year! To continue our strong start, I was lucky enough to get a company bonus for the past year. We could have spend it all but as Mustachians, we preferred to not change our lifestyles and to save it all instead. Are your ready for a new record?!? (erratum inside)

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Lower your rent in one mail

What if you could lower you rent in one single mail. I would even give you the mail template. All you would have to do would be to put your name on it, send it, and enjoy the new savings going straightaway to your investment account! Less than three minutes. Are you ready?

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Savings rate for January 2015

After the last posts in the savings rate category, we got quite some pressure to keep up with the high percentages we managed to reach last months. Thankfully, a Swiss specificity will help us to maintain the rhythm - at least for January: the famous 13th salary! Let's see how that modified our figures - for the better hopefully!

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The best place to exchange foreign currency

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...

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My goals for 2015

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!

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My ETF investment portfolio for 2015

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!

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Savings rate for December 2014

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!

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Save money on your Swiss bank account and credit card fees!

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!!!

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