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Visionboard 2018: Making Progress in the New Year

Visionboard 2018: Making Progress in the New Year

2018 will be a year of progress. I’ll put into action the plans I crafted in 2017 and kick start my journey to financial independence (FI). My 2018 visionboard tells the story of my goals: a new job, savings, investment, debt pay down, side hustle, […]

Money Hack: Bitcoin Trading in Korea

Money Hack: Bitcoin Trading in Korea

For the past 8 months I’ve been paying over $50 in international wire fees (every month) to transfer savings from my Korean bank account to my US bank account. I’ve paid over $450 total. I finally woke up recently and said to myself: no more! […]

Walking into the FIRE

Walking into the FIRE

Allow me to reintroduce myself, I’m BG and I think I’m on FIRE. I didn’t even know what FIRE meant until a couple of weeks ago. I’d been googling “house hacking” to find some podcasts I could listen to while cleaning up my place. I […]

Life on $400 a month: Training for Freedom

Life on $400 a month: Training for Freedom

So, living on $400 a month might not sound possible…but here in Korea I’ve found it quite doable.  I’ve been living on about 25% of my monthly income since I moved to Korea 6 months ago.  From day one my intention has always been to […]