Looking Forward to 2019 – Financial Planning

looking forward to 2019

Posting my plans and goals for 2019 makes sense, after I reviewed the year of 2018 on Monday. I have been looking forward to 2019 for a few weeks already, budgeting and planning. I will plan out my goals both conservatively and optimistically, to arrive at a range. Landing anywhere in that range would make … Read moreLooking Forward to 2019 – Financial Planning

Rockstars Know Rockstars – Why Smart Friends Matter

rockstars know rockstars

This article is a re-edit from an article I posted early this year on the Dutch version of my blog. You are the average of the five persons you hang out with the most. That’s a fact. With average I mean anything. Level of education, wealth, physical fitness, anything. Rockstars know rockstars! Why Successful People … Read moreRockstars Know Rockstars – Why Smart Friends Matter

Looking Back at 2018 – Finances and Life

looking back at 2018

2018 is almost over and it’s been a fantastic year. Lots of things happened in my life, and in this post I want to stand still by some of them. Today we will be looking back at 2018! Looking Back at 2018, I Changed Jobs In 2018 quite a few things in my life changed. … Read moreLooking Back at 2018 – Finances and Life

Retirement Investment Optimisation – My New Portfolio

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A while ago I posted about the Dutch retirement system, and how you can save money for retirement in three different pillars. This is an article about optimising my pillar two savings, the employer’s retirement account. Default Retirement Funds My employer and I put money into a pre-tax retirement account. The retirement company then invests … Read moreRetirement Investment Optimisation – My New Portfolio