All posts tagged: living expenses

An Eye-Opener to London’s Overpricing

I really got into the Financial Independence movement during the first lockdown in March 2020. (I knew that FIRE was a “thing” long before I immersed myself into it but I never thought I could do it.) My newborn, baby M., was small enough to spend most of her time in my arms sleeping, and while she was asleep, I was binge reading blogs and …

The Non-Essentials Can Inflate Your Living Expenses

Recently I’ve been thinking about the non-essential things that we buy but don’t really need; the possessions that don’t add much value to our daily life or to our level of happiness. Everyone will have a different list and definition of the non-essentials at different stages of their lives. When I was single, I used to spend a lot of money on going out, partying …