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Join Pat the Shuffler and Dave from Strong Money Australia as they discuss how to reach Financial Independence and Retire Early (FIRE) in Australia. Learn to build a strong financial base of high savings and robust investments, so you can create your best life, and enjoy a happy early retirement.

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Join Pat the Shuffler and Dave from Strong Money Australia as they discuss how to reach Financial Independence and Retire Early (FIRE) in Australia. Learn to build a strong financial base of high savings and robust investments, so you can create your best life, and enjoy a happy early retirement.

    21. Big Wins to Boost Your Savings Rate

    21. Big Wins to Boost Your Savings Rate

    Today we're going to share how to nail down the big categories of spending, to ramp up your savings rate and reach FI much faster!  These are ideas we've implemented in our own lives so we wanted to pass them on to our listeners :)Discussion...

    • 48 min
    20. Our Thoughts on Other Asset Classes (Bonds, Bitcoin, Gold and More!)

    20. Our Thoughts on Other Asset Classes (Bonds, Bitcoin, Gold and More!)

    You know our thoughts on the main asset classes - shares and property.   So, on this week's show we discuss the following investment options...Bitcoin and crypto.  Gold and commodities.  Fractional property investing.  Peer-to-peer lending.  Real estate...

    • 46 min
    19. FIRE Away! - Listener Questions Roundup #1

    19. FIRE Away! - Listener Questions Roundup #1

    Welcome to our first Q&A episode, where we answer a bunch of questions sent in by listeners.We've got a great diverse set of topics to discuss to kick things off.  As always, you can send us a question -  fireandchillpod@gmail.com - and we'll...

    • 38 min
    18. The FIRE Philosophy - Lessons from the World's Greatest Cult

    18. The FIRE Philosophy - Lessons from the World's Greatest Cult

    In our first episode of 2021, we discuss the mindset and thought process inside the FIRE movement.  Our philosophy, values, and beliefs are often very different from the rest of society.  So we're opening up this can of worms and sharing our personal...

    • 40 min
    17. How Much Do You Need to Retire Early?

    17. How Much Do You Need to Retire Early?

    In this episode, we break down exactly how much you need to retire early.  We explore the famous 4% rule, where it came from, and whether it's still a reliable rule of thumb.We also explain how to live off your assets in practice, other considerations...

    • 52 min
    16. Asset Allocation For Aussies Pursuing Financial Independence

    16. Asset Allocation For Aussies Pursuing Financial Independence

    In today's episode, we discuss how to approach asset allocation in Australia for those who want to retire early.How much do we invest in Australia vs international assets?  What about other things like home ownership, investment property, cash, bonds,...

    • 47 min

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