How I Saved my Wife Money on her Super

Steve CummingsI’m Steve. I’m an English Teacher, traveler, and an avid outdoorsman. If you’d like to comment, ask a question, or simply say hi, leave me a message here, on Twitter (@thefrugalexpat1). Many of my posts have been written to … Read More

Stop Losing money to those pesky fees

Steve CummingsI’m Steve. I’m an English Teacher, traveler, and an avid outdoorsman. If you’d like to comment, ask a question, or simply say hi, leave me a message here, on Twitter (@thefrugalexpat1). Many of my posts have been written to … Read More

Best IRA Accounts of 2020

Steve CummingsI’m Steve. I’m an English Teacher, traveler, and an avid outdoorsman. If you’d like to comment, ask a question, or simply say hi, leave me a message here, on Twitter (@thefrugalexpat1). Many of my posts have been written to … Read More

Double your income with Compound interest.

Albert Einstein said Compound Interest is “the 8th wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t pays it.” This is a great quote about compounding interest. If you think about it hard the best and … Read More

7 Financial Books that will Change Your Life

Here are 7 financial books that will change your life. These books are full of personal successes, failures, and tips on how to improve your financial life. I have sat down and read every book, and they have helped me … Read More

The Simplicity of Index Funds

If investing seems hard then you make it too hard. It can be simple, and the simplicity relies on the form of investing in all stocks by using Index Funds. People have been taught that mutual fund managers are the … Read More

What’s the deal with VTSAX?

One of the biggest things personal finance bloggers and authors talk about it is VTSAX. What is the deal with VTSAX? Is it so great? Why does everyone mention it? Does it have an ETF? How can I make wealth … Read More

The Magic of the 4% Rule

When talking about financial goals I always mention the 4% rule. You may be wondering, what am I even talking about. Yes, the 4% rule. It is the rule that helps guide individuals to the magical retirement number. The 4% … Read More

A Lazy Portfolio using the KISS Method

We are not all born with gifts to analyze the stock market. There is no magical power to become the next Warren Buffet. He is just one of a kind. We do have an opportunity to create wealth for each … Read More