Category Archives: Plans

So long and thanks for all the fish!

That’s a line or title from Douglas Adams’ book. So, I’ve been given a lot of money to stop working. I’ve been thinking about and preparing for retirement since the early 2000s. And got to serious planning just after my … Continue reading

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Financial Advice for the young adult

By “young adult” I mean Z of course… in about 20 years… But here are some rules for financial prudence. First, the numbers. The Numbers Donโ€™t spend more than 30% of your income on anything on a regular basis โ€“ … Continue reading

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Need help with your New Year Resolution?

[This is a re-hash from a FaceBook post in 2017] I want to help you with your New Year’s Resolution. If your New Year’s Resolution is to go to the gym more often.

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Rom-Com in the making?

As I was checking in online for the family Cruise, there was a section asking for the contact information of my next-of-kin. And it should be someone who was NOT on the cruise with me. Which presented a problem. This … Continue reading

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<A post I wrote a year ago almost to the date (26 Oct 2017). I guess it’s matured enough!> A friend once responded to my description of how I sometimes make decisions as “rather random”. When we were dating (or … Continue reading

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My in-laws have bought a flat in my block…

Time to move. ๐Ÿ™‚  

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“Your TomTom say ‘Ting-ting-ting’!”

When planning for our camper van trip in Tasmania, one of the things we had to contend with was that Z had to be in a child seat. And the vehicle had only one seat that was allowed for a … Continue reading

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