Another Guest Appearance. I’m Visiting Mr & Mrs Groovy This Time

It’s been a busy week with two guest appearances on other bloggers’ sites. On Monday, I met up with Canadian blogger Mark at My Own Advisor, and late last week, on one of my favourite and longest subscribing sites, Freedom Is Groovy, with who else but Mr and Mrs Groovy. The Groovy’s, well Mr Groovy, describes himself as “a groovy freakin’ freedomist  who wants to…

A Guest Appearance with Mark At ‘My Own Advisor’

Today, I’m putting in a guest appearance on Canadian Mark Seed’s excellent financial advice, investment, and FIRE website My Own Advisor. Besides Mark’s excellent, well researched articles on smart investing, staying out of debt, and caring for your financial well-being, he also shares his own journey to financial freedom and eventual early retirement. His goal is to own a fully paid off home and have…

Guest Post – Craig Joslin – Five Things to Know if Retiring Overseas

If you’re a regular Get FIRE’d asap reader, you’ll know about our plans to eventually sell off, pack up, and take off to an as-yet-undecided location somewhere in South East Asia. At this stage, the short-list includes Thailand, Bali, and Malaysia although Vietnam and Cambodia are on our horizon as well. The reasons for planning to uproot and give up our safe but unadventurous life in…

Bali holiday, side-hustles, and finding a post-retirement balance

It’s been a few weeks now since I last posted an article on here. Since then, Ms MM and I have spent all of February travelling around Bali, Indonesia. Our mission, besides the pure relaxing pleasure one, has been experiencing what a not-too-far-in-the-distant-future living a retired ex-pat life in a foreign land could feel like. In answer to the obvious question, could we live overseas in a place…

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