Comparisons with others are always interesting. I’m very competitive. Usually, I see everything as a game and I want to win. What’s a better metric to track than your net worth against the nation’s average net worth? Winning in the world of personal finance doesn’t really exist. Most likely I will not become the most … Read moreComparing to the Average Net Worth in The Netherlands
Another month has past and we’re now officially up and running with the new year! January was a fine month. As promised, 2019 is the year for me where I will be sharing real numbers instead of only percentages. So let’s not waste time and dive right into my income and expenses for the month, … Read moreJanuary 2019 Overview
Data shows a lot of relations have friction when it comes to money. Even though I find it hard to do sometimes, I do think it’s super important to have regular money dates. Discussing money with your spouse is super important. Communicate! Just communicate, especially about money! A lot of issues come from not communicating … Read moreMoney Date – the Importance of Talking to your Spouse
The Dutch tax system is based three types of income. The first is income from labour, the second is income from owning a company, the third is income from wealth. A lot has been written on the Dutch wealth tax, but how bad is it really? Wealth Tax Problems A lot has been written by … Read moreDutch Wealth Tax – How Bad is It Really?
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