Hi guys! How y’all going? Would you believe it but it’s end of January already! Does time fly fast eh – they say that most New Year’s Resolutions don’t last past January. But I think when you have a steady 9 to 5, active social calendar and fully booked weekend – no WONDER we find … More Investing in Real Estate 104 (Structure)
Happy Australia Day folks! To all our international friends – January’s usually a good month here in Australia, because so shortly after the New Year celebrations – there’s a three week hiatus which culminates into another party for the Australia Day long weekend. Surely there are worse things in life than moments spent with your … More Investing in Real Estate 103 (Leveraging for a Pre-approval)
HEY news flash guys – did you know big circles are really hard to fit inside small rectangles? After 2 hours of trying, MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be and I know now. Yep, that’s the scenario that confronted her and I when one of her good friends’ generously offered a barely-used dining table to us. With hindsight, I should … More Investing in Real Estate 102 (Mindset and More)
“Hey TheFrugalSamurai, I’m keen to purchase this property but don’t know if I should do it – what are your thoughts?” This message popped up on my private messages one morning. YIPPEE KI-YAY was my first thought, finally through the mist of obscurity I’ve become someone of repute, of unquestionable character, a subject matter expert, … More Investing in Real Estate 101 (The Beginning)
What’s up guys, back again! Feels like I never left right? Hope everyone’s having a great week so far, I know I am… because it’s the fortnightly payday today! Yay! Money from our corporate masters – Huzzah! To be honest, I was tempted to transfer some of my hard-earned into a crypto account. But then I … More First Day At Work
Hey boys and girls! It’s your favourite Frugal Samurai again – how’s everybody doing? Did you have a wonderful weekend? What’d ya get up to?! Mine was go go go all the way. Doing what you ask? Ticking off our wedding checklist. There’s so many items left that it feels like we’re back to our … More 4 More Learnings From Planning a Wedding (So Far)
“But… why can’t we buy this?” This was the question pre-adolescent me would often ask my parents growing up in our small two-bedroom flat by the tracks. Because we can’t afford it. The same response, over and over. This line of thinking was ingrained in me for so long that whenever a decision is required … More What Does Your Heart Say?