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Midlife Crisis insourced: season finale – a chat with myself

Mr DIP: “It’s easy. You just send them an email with the following content: ‘bye, I’m quitting’. Got it? Done? Do you want me to write it for you?” RIP: “I know how to quit… But I told you: the doctor gave me another month. Should I say no to

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Midlife Crisis crowdsourced: chats with Andrey, Faustino, Mr VCF and Mr GFY

Mr GFY: “Hey RIP… I reached my number! πŸ˜€” RIP: “WTF… holy crap… congrats! Do you mean you’re FI now? Wait, how do they say on reddit? GFY!! I’m happy for you bro πŸ™‚” “And in my spreadsheet I don’t even account for pension pillars! From where I come from

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Midlife Crisis outsourced: a chat with SuperBoss

Hi RIP friends, today we have another personal post about my Midlife Crisis. The blog will get back on “personal finance” after the series is completed. In the previous episode I was heading toward the end of June 2019 with a foggy head. in mid June, before my dinner with

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Midlife Crisis outsourced: a dinner with KM-Finanzen

Hi RIP friends, I guess it’s time to write about my midlife crisis. First of all, it’s not over yet. I guess it’s a process that will take years to complete. Or maybe it’s becoming my new permanent way of perceiving life. Call it “growing up”, “adulting”, or the exact

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Are Index Funds Unsafe?

Hi RIP readers, I’m not gone, do not worry. I’m traveling quite a bit these days, that’s why I’m not blogging much (and I miss it). I’m back home now. Just for a little while: we’re planning a 3 weeks vacation to Portugal in September (so I’ll be gone again

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CuriosiTips #1

Welcome readers, I decided to spin-off the “Curiosity & Learning” section of monthly update posts into an irregular series that I decided to call CuriosiTips. This is the first edition, I hope you enjoy it πŸ™‚ The series is not Personal Finance / FIRE oriented (a little bit though), and

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June 2019 Update – MillionEUR!

Hi dear readers, I miss you so much πŸ™‚ June has been a very intense month for RIP family. A good month overall. I feel much better now compared to a month ago, when I wrote my previous update. I know, many of you would like to read more personal

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May 2019 Financial Update

Hi RIP friends, This is an ultra-short post on May 2019 RIP finances (spoiler: it’s been a shitty month) and some personal updates. First: I’m alive πŸ™‚ Saying that because quite a few people reached me out to check if everything is good because “I didn’t see new posts for

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My Financial Black Belt Interview on Millionaire Dojo

Hi RIP friends, I’ve been interviewed by the blogger Nathan Clarke, financial sensei at Millionaire Dojo. I love his Black Belt Interview series, and all the martial art & personal finance metaphors he uses. In general, I love this kind of interviews about my past, present and future. They make

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