For your bank accounts you probably have a two-factor identification to protect your personal data and money. But what about alternative investments like crowdlending, cryptos and peer-to-peer lending? Nick from Total Balance tested some of these platforms on their security.
Europeans on FIRE – José In our Europeans on FIRE series, we interview people living in Europe who don’t blog to find out what makes them tick. Our aim is to give non-bloggers a voice and hear what they have to say. We hope you enjoy hearing from people you’ve never heard of before! If you’d like to take part in Europeans on FIRE, contact us at hello[at]firehub[dot]eu and we’ll send you the details. You can find a full list…
Ermine talks about the realities of living off his investments between quitting his job and drawing his first pension packet.
Carl explains a really simple way to tell whether you should save or invest your money, and talks about what each involves, including pointing out which investment classes are high-risk.
Funding Secure Enters Administration: What’s the Future for P2P Lending? | Gentleman’s Family Finances
GFF gives us a warning about the risks of P2P lending, something that isn’t talked about enough in our opinion.
If your plan is to retire early with the 4% SWR you must know about the sequence of returns risk. The Poor Swiss wrote a good article about it.
“FI is not going to make you happy just by reaching it”. Michael writes about opportunity costs, risks, fulfilment, and the power of having options.
I know some readers are tired of these “side hustle” posts. But, as someone who did many of these, I truly believe that side hustles can catapult you into financial independence. There’s absolutely no excuse for not trying some out. Thanks Ken.