Do we retire early or not? That is the question

Do we retire early or not? That is the question

Do we retire early or not? What motives could we possibly have to retire early or to postpone retirement

The answers to these questions are a very personal matter. However, in practice, when we contemplate on them, we will very quickly realize that the answers are not easy to give. This is because so many concerns are at stake.

Money is an issue, of course. Our wellbeing. Our health. Our partner will have some idea. When employed, the employer usually has made proper arrangements. However, in the end the decision comes down to us.

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What is Passive Income anyway? Have you ever heard of it?

What is Passive Income anyway?

Some 8 years ago I was attending a business seminar and suddenly I pricked up my ears. What? What was he saying? The topic was Income and passive income was mentioned as one of the possibilities.

Until then, I had never heard of the phrase and for a while I kept wondering “What is passive income anyway?”

It was a solid business seminar and the question was answered thoroughly that day. Ever since I was intrigued and have tried several possibilities. I love learning new stuff and this was new to me. Although… not completely new, because unaware of the terminology I had been making a couple of passive income streams. 🙂

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Money management by counting your blessings

Money management by counting your blessings

Is money management in any way related to your life? Or do you consider it something from the past, when you were younger and had a family to keep? I’ll explain why I consider money management to be of all ages.

How old are you when you have come to the end of your life? Some people freak out by this question. Others respond that they have never thought about it. Only a few name a number.

We all have a notion of what we want from live, haven’t we? We want to grow old and we want to be healthy. And as soon as you put a number on it, you can calculate whether you have enough money to get there.

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Lottery or gamble? How to become financially healthy.

Lottery or gamble? How to become financially healthy.

Lotteries are huge in Spain. You can buy them everywhere: in the small kiosks on every corner of the street, from the (usually handicapped) people that roam the terraces and restaurants, in the tobaccos and even from the presidente of our neighborhood association.

The biggest one is El Gordo, a Christmas lottery. The price money is about 2 billion euros. One ticket costs 200€, although you can buy a tenth of a ticket. It seems almost the whole of Spain is glued to the television screen when the result is announced.

Well, we are not too fond of lotteries and we don’t have a television either. So our Christmas Eve will be peaceful and quiet. 🙂

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