Month: October 2018

Asia on the cheap: Shanghai edition

Welcome to the first edition of Asia on the Cheap! My partner and I have moved out of our Bangkok apartment, packed our bags, and are travelling across Asia before returning home to Europe after years of living abroad. The first stop on this tour was Shanghai, China’s biggest, brightest, and shiniest metropolis. After falling…

By Mindy October 18, 2018 9

How I conduct a monthly financial check-in

Sometimes I wish I could take a time machine back to my twenties. The years when I would fritter away my meager income on cheap wine, cigarettes, plasticky ready meals, and cramped Ryanair flights. The years before I encountered the world of FIRE and personal finance. I had no idea how much I was spending.…

By Mindy October 15, 2018 2