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Savings Report #67 - Are We Now FI?

Click here to see all of my past Savings Reports and view my interactive net worth chart Go to How To Track Your Savings to check out the Saving Ninja Super Spreadsheet. January went slowly and quickly all at once. I can’t believe we only have 2 more months until we leave the USA and that terrifies me. We still have so many of our belongings to sell, including the car....

February 2, 2024 · 6 min · SavingNinja

2023 Reviewed - The End of Our American Dream

Introduction 2023 was the first full year that we spent in the USA, our hopeful forever home. We saved the most that we have ever saved with a high income and working remotely in a low cost of living area. We explored many mountains, swam in many lakes, and we started to feel at home. The year ended with the shattering news of being laid off and learning that we would have to leave the USA and return the UK....

January 18, 2024 · 11 min · SavingNinja

Savings Report #66 - Small Update

Click here to see all of my past Savings Reports and view my interactive net worth chart Go to How To Track Your Savings to check out the Saving Ninja Super Spreadsheet. December bought another huge rise in the stock markets, almost 5%! We successfully contributed at least $10k per month for the whole of 2023. It’s been a very good year for our net worth. After posting about my redundancy there isn’t too much to say in Decembers update....

January 13, 2024 · 1 min · SavingNinja

Redundancy

I rolled over in bed and thought, what time is it? The sound machine had turned off, that means I have between 0 and 15 minutes until my alarm goes off and it’s time to start my Monday. I’d had a really nice weekend, one of the best in a while. Saturday was a hygge day, it was filled with baking bread, cooking, and playing co-op games with my wife....

January 7, 2024 · 6 min · SavingNinja

Savings Report #65 - £55k in 1 Month!

Click here to see all of my past Savings Reports and view my interactive net worth chart Go to How To Track Your Savings to check out the Saving Ninja Super Spreadsheet. A note before reading I wrote this update a month ago but I decided not to release it as the very next day, I got laid off and the SavingNinja family found out that we will have to leave the USA....

January 3, 2024 · 4 min · SavingNinja