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Coronavirus Journal Day 38 – The Dance and the Hammer

Hi RIP readers, Another journal-style entry here on RetireInProgress. Last one was on Day 29. Day 38 since the market peak of February 19th. RIPs Let’s start with the most important thing: we’re all healthy and safe. Both our immediate family, i.e. the three of us, and our families in

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Coronavirus Journal Day 29 – A new hope

March 19th, 2020 This is again an “unedited”, journal style post. Expect lower quality, some typo, emotional speak, not well rounded opinions, but a good dose of honesty. Hi readers, This is just a humble blog about personal finance and personal struggle, I’m here to document my journey through these

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Coronavirus Journal Day 24 – how am I HODLing up?

Hi RIP readers, This is a journal-like post on how I am doing just 24 days after having drown a “bulletproof” plan for our future, which have been “signed off” by our family on the market peak day of February 19th 2020. Stock Market Overview Something has changed. I already

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P2P Lending – The good, the bad, and the ugly

Dear readers, Today we’re going to talk about P2P Lending / Crowdlending, and we’re going to do it with the help of a guest: Mr Cheese from Fondue Blog. I know the topic is hot and controversial, and I’m with you, dear angry reader. I’m part of the angry crowd.

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Breaking Italy’s Wallet

Sorry, this post has been taken down. Italian Contrepreneurs are sending lawyers, and I don’t want to waste my time defending against them. While it costs them nothing, it costs me a lot of time and energy. I took down all the posts that may give them something to attack.

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Rip and Ben

Hi dear readers, Today I want you to meet my friend Ben. Say hi to Ben 🙂 Who’s Ben? He’s Ben Carlson of course! Sadly, Ben is not a real friend of mine, and I don’t think he’s even aware of my existence. But I follow his blog since quite

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Coronavirus Journal Day 9

Hi dear readers, Today I’ve received at least 20 messages from people asking me a lot of questions related to the current market fall: “what to do now?” “are you buying?” “are you selling??” “are you celebrating that in November you sold a lot of stocks?” “are you StupidiFI plans

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StupidiFI

Hi readers, This is the second post on my quitting series. Last time I told you that on Feb 6th 2020 I quit Hooli. Well, I gave my notice period, I’m still a Hooli employee until March 31st. I also shared with you my internal dialogue associated with this tough

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Leaving the Cushy Job

Dear friends, I started blogging in June 2016, driven by the desire to connect with others, document my journey to Financial Independence, get feedback on my strategy and my plans from people smarter than me, learn new stuff by forcing myself to do some research and trying to teach something,

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2019 Q4 (October-November-December) Update – Back to Work

Hi dear readers, Yes, two consecutive posts on our financial update. After this one I plan to publish another personal post (about the flat move), then it’s time to put my hands on some technical topic 🙂 NOTE: brace yourself. This is by far the longest post on this blog.

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