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Frugal Funeral

No, don’t worry, we have no plans for a frugal funeral any time soon. Nor do we anticipate to have one in the near future for ourselves (and hopefully also not for our family and/or friends). On the contrary, we[…]

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Blog Income

Triggered by an absolutely brilliant post by OurNextLife, we want to talk about our blog income (or lack thereof, actually). The post by ONL is about the income that some big-name financial blogger are generating with their site. ONL states[…]

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Investment Index

Most (if not all) of you are familiar with the Savings Rate (check the link for more details). It is simply put the ratio between your savings (defined as income minus expenses) and income. It’s a great tool to give[…]

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Exit strategy

Do you have an exit strategy? This was the question that Mrs. CF asked Mr. CF a couple of months ago during a conversation on investments. I was looking at her and glazed over a bit. A what? Was my[…]

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Storm Damage

Insurance products can be a great thing. Especially when mother nature decides to cause storm damage to your house 🙁 Winter Storm Last Thursday we had a winter storm in the Netherlands (and other parts of western Europe). It was[…]

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Car Scare

Mr. CF was driving to work one morning last december when I heard a loud bang on the front windshield….. A big crack appeared throughout the front windshield, darn. Well, we are insured for stuff like this, so filled in[…]

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Loser…..

Feeling Like a Loser….. Net Worth Some of you may be familiar with J$ (or J-Money), whom runs the websites www.rockstarfinance.com and www.budgetsaresexy.com (both very entertaining websites/blogs by the way). On www.rockstarfinance.com you can also find a list of net[…]

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2016 Blog Statistics

Hey Folks, hope you are having a wonderful day! Today’s post is reviewing how our little blog has been doing in 2016, expect a full disclosure! 2016 Blog Statistics As you can see below, we almost it hit 15.000 unique visitors last[…]

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