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Luxury Interior Residence Schuman

Buying an apartment here, renting apartment there

It’s been a tumultuous two weeks. As you know I’ve been searching for my first home. I started that search 4 months ago and the original plan was to move in once I found the perfect fit. While I originally intended to take more time, I recently made two major decisions that turned my slow approach into a rapid one.
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Ponte Cestio Connecting Isola Tiberina

How I spend my first time in Italy

As I posted earlier, I was on a holiday to Italy this past week. This was together with my girlfriend, her father and his partner. As you can imagine, going on a trip with your girlfriend and her father makes for an intersting experience. As it turns out, interesting in a fun way.

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ECB Headquarters In Frankfurt

Ultra low Long-term interest rates: what this means

You’ve probably heard this word a few times in the news already, especially in lieu of the financial crisis and later the euro crisis. It probably also came up recently because it went below zero in your country as it did in mine not too long ago. I’m of course talking about long-term interest rate and their low (even negative) level.

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The Bitterness Of Poor Quality Remains Long After The Sweetness Of Low Price Is Forgotten

Frugal with a twist

Just like most people trying to achieve FIRE, I encounter the occasional jab regarding my way of living or at least how “I’m being cheap”.
I just don’t like throwing my money through the window every day and if I can save money by being more mindful I will do, i.e., being frugal.

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