A Tale of a small Failure and a big Success

Hi RIP readers, Today I want to tell you 2 stories. One of them is a story of incredible success and the other one is a story of a miserable failure. Let’s start with the failure. Yes, you guessed right, the failure story is mine, 100%. Wait, no, it’s not that I gave up

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My Investor Policy Statement

Hi RIP friends, Facilitated by some recent extra time purchases, as promised to myself (and publicly committed), I’ve finally allocated time last weekend to redact my IPS. What’s an IPS? IPS stays for Investor Policy Statement, essentially an investing guideline you define for yourself that helps keeping you on path when situations may

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Early to bed and early to rise…

Hi RIP friends, Let’s steal half of the famous Benjamin Franklin’s quote for today’s post. Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. (Benjamin Franklin) The second half is reserved for for Tim Ferriss’ Tools of Titans book review, which will take some time. Tim, seriously,

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Guest Post on WhatLifeCouldBe

Hi RIP friends, One of the goals of this blog – as stated in the About Me page – is to meet like minded people along my journey to FIRE. How to do that? Easy: join forums, communities, social networks, physical meet-ups, read other blogs… Simple to say, hard to

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How to Fix your Financial Problems

Hi RIP friends, Welcome to yet another post about “basics financial tactics” on the internet. I’d like to show my suggested strategy to face and solve your financial problems, trying to offer my unique point of view. First of all, what kind of financial problems do people have? Given that everyone has their own individual

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December 2016 Financial Update

Hi RIP voyeurs, December 2016 is gone. Well, the whole 2016 is gone. What a year! Half of the singer/actors died, terrorism and wars are everywhere and populism is slowly destroying the human species. Sorry, I can’t help but share the cutest image ever, as a sign of hope for

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Gifts Ideas: ideas!

2016, December 24th Hi RIP friends, Those who know me know how I don’t usually like gifts. No, I’m not an ultra evil person, let me explain it a little bit more. I hate to have to buy gifts for “special occasions”, which appear to be every other day. The RIPs are very social,

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Mexico, before the Wall

Hi dear RIP friends, If you followed me so far you know I’ve recently been to Mexico for 2 weeks. I wanted to write about my experience and share some thoughts about money, freedom and society. Be prepared, this is a very long post (the longest I’ve published so far). I’ve

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80%

Quick update! Hi RIP, I’m your manager and as you know we have this funny end-of-year routine where I raise your salary for no reason and give you a ridiculously high yearly bonus, planned as 15% of your gross yearly salary but usually more than that. Well, today is your

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November 2016 Financial Update – I’m Billionaire!

Hi RIP voyeurs, November 2016 is gone. Typing these words from Isla Mujeres in Mexico, with a sheetty internet connection but an amazing view and ~30 degrees Celsius. We’ll be back in Switzerland in few days where the only thing that won’t change will be the 30 degrees. Just… Fahrenheit! As

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