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Barista FIRE Explained (Bonus: Free Barista FI Calculator)
Barista FIRE is an alternative Financial Independence approach. While traditional FIRE is still the main goal for most members of...Read More
What Does F.I.R.E. Really Stand For?
F.I.R.E. stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early – or does it? Sure, the basic premise behind the FIRE movement is...Read More
The Retirement Lie and Its Unintended Consequences
Here is the standard FIRE blueprint: Step 1: Work hard, save, invest and … wait.Step 2: Reach FI, retire and...Read More
Where Do You Stand On The Financial Freedom Spectrum?
One major focus of this blog is to showcase alternative FIRE strategies that help you claim your time back sooner...Read More
The Biggest Risk of All
In the personal finance community we often talk about risks. The risk of running out of money in retirement; the...Read More
The Road Trip – What Almost Everyone Gets Wrong On the Journey to FI
Today I invite you to do a little thought experiment with me. It reveals what most people get wrong on...Read More
How to Prepare Financially for a Mini-Retirement or Sabbatical
One of the most common questions people ask me about mini-retirements and sabbaticals is how much to save. Financial planning...Read More
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What is Money Flamingo all about?
Money Flamingo is an Australian personal finance and lifestyle blog. We discuss FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) and alternative strategies to get there – like Coast FI, Flamingo FI, Semi-Retirement and Barista FI. We also have a popular Semi-FI calculator that you can download for free to figure out how soon you could claim your freedom back.
We talk a lot about finance-related lifestyle topics like intentional living, minimalism, lifestyle design, self-development and the importance of developing a good money mindset.
This is not your standard finance blog – we are all about designing a happy, intentional life so you can reap the rewards of your financial success. 🙂