SILLY interview 1: with MustachianPost

Hi dear readers, welcome to my new unexpected (by myself), unscheduled and unplanned first episode of my new post series – that may die after just one episode – named SILLY Interviews! Silly stays for Start Intentional Living your Life, YOLO! And it’s of course an acronym I just made

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ETF List 2019 Part 1: USA

Hi RIP friends, I’m working on a new version of the somehow popular (but a bit outdated) 2018 ETF List spreadsheet. It was the output of a 3 persons brainstorming and async collaboration that happened in March-April 2018, during my investments’ spring cleaning. Spring is coming again, this year earlier

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That time when I made an ETF available on ICTAX

Hi Swiss RIP friends, You know how ETFs and taxes work together in Switzerland, don’t you? If you don’t, I’ve touched the topic in my ETF 101 post, more than a year and half ago. Go read it. See you later bye bye. The central point is that Switzerland doesn’t

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January 2019 Financial Update – back into the two commas club

Hi RIP friends, Welcome to my first Financial Update of 2019! Few things are going to change (as always). There are a lot of new readers around, and I’m lucky enough that many are contacting me for various reasons. I realized that I write my posts assuming that if you’re reading

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Will I be comfortable withdrawing from principal in Early Retirement?

Hi RIP friends, FIRE math is easy, isn’t it? You work for a decade or two (or half), save a shit-ton of money, at least 50% of you income, accumulate accumulate accumulate, experience the good feeling of watching your bank account go up up up, invest invest invest to make

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Why I don’t like US Tipping rules

Hi RIP friends, I’m in US, visiting Hooliland this week. The weather is awesome even though it’s January. Spending free time biking among pelicans and squirrels is simply amazing. Among the (many) things I don’t like about US, there’s this one that I really, really hate: tips. In US, you tip

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On John Bogle and index investing

Hi RIP friends, a quick one today. Few days ago, on January 16th 2019, John Clifton “Jack” Bogle died at age 89. John Bogle was the founder of Vanguard, the largest mutual funds and ETFs company in the world, and he was considered the father of index investing. Vanguard, and

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December 2018 Monthly update

Hi RIP voyeurs, welcome to my last monthly update of 2018, which will include a yearly update too. Before that: a month ago I announced a temporary break / slow down from blogging. The rationale behind my decision was “I don’t want to half-ass everything“. I tried to detach from blogging to

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November 2018 Financial Update

Hi RIP voyeurs, welcome to my monthly update. Few days ago I announced a temporary break / slow down from blogging. The only regular post I want to keep publishing is this monthly update, which egoistically helps me keeping track of progresses and makes me accountable. I hope you enjoy

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My Millionaire Interview on ESI Money

Hi friends, I’m on a idyllic weekend alone! Will reach family in Italy on Monday 24th. Expect a “November Update” post tomorrow” 🙂 Tonight just a quick note: back in mid September, at the peak of my Net Worth, I’ve been interviewed by the mythical ESI Money blog in one

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