How we doubled our saving in one year?

How we doubled our saving in one year?

Let me start by saying that it is a tricky question. This is because we didn't do much consciously but as a consequence of moving to Manila for my job, our saving rate dramatically increased from 40-50% to over 70%. Not only that, our quality life increased too. From doing all the household tasks ourselves [...]

My FI tipping point

My FI tipping point

2 months ago a friend of mine told me she was putting down extra $$ toward mortgage principal every quarter to shorten the mortgage length. I thought I should do the same instead of keeping cash in saving account. I even wrote the check. But just before mailing it out, I did a quick google [...]

Sorting out my finances part 2

Before setting up a new plan. I reviewed the current situation with the following steps Step 1: Open Personal Capital account and link all existing saving/investment accounts. It allows me to visualize all my finances into one place. It also has feature like pension planning (estimating if current saving and saving rate will be enough [...]