Quick Update

Atomium in Brussels, capital of Belgium and Europe

In light of yesterday’s events in Brussels I received about a dozen of kind e-mails asking if I am okay and wether I’m safe. That’s why I wanted to put out a short post telling you guys that I am, in fact, good and felt safe at all times yesterday, even though I work close to Parliament and I commute past the bombed metro. My family and friends are safe too, although the tragedy left a strong impression on us all.

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Net Worth Update: €72,032 (+0.63%)

This month's net worth update!

“Well, this is going to be interesting” was the first thought that popped into my head when I sat down to write this article. As you all know, the equities markets have been off to one of the worst starts to the year ever in 2016, so that doesn’t bode too well for the little financial independence portflio I’m trying to put together. And boy, how right I was!

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Savings Rate for December 2015

Build your piggy bank by saving

I’ve been tracking my income and expenses for a couple of years now and you guys have been able to follow along since I initiated this blog last year. December marks the final month of the first full year I’ve published my savings rate online. To top my already awesome year off, this month’s savings rate was through the roof again!

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The Year 2015 in Numbers – Blog and Investing Stats

What’s more appropriate than a badass Donkey Kong, his buddy Diddy Kong, and trusty Rambi the Rhinoceros to depict the year 2015? Nothing in my humble opinion. DK’s smile, Diddy’s smug look, and Rambi’s forward-dashing stance clearly show how happy and satisfied I am with the progress I made this year and how dedicated I am to continue the same way in 2016. Also, it’s infographic time!

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