Monthly Archives: May 2017

Financial Independence RPG: Update

Gawd Dammit!  Somewhere in my unintended break from writing I crossed over a major threshold.  Oh yes, that’s right, I levelled up in the FI RPG. My continued savings efforts have rewarded by an upgrade from Level 2: A Finance Barbarian, to Level 3: A Thrift Warrior.  How awesome. And what exactly is a thrift warrior? You have replaced the financial head butts… Read more »

Savings Diary: April 2017 Update

Like a Kraken breaching the surface, I return. I’ve set myself a couple of financial goals in order to track my progress to Financial Independence.  Keep It Simple Shithead, and all that. The most important of these is tracking my savings rate.  Tracking it and, of course, setting a challenging target.  Something like 60%.  Then, once that becomes normality, I’ll… Read more »