The impact of the Corona virus on my personal life!

Today I thought it was a good time to share with you the impact of the Corona virus on my personal life. Although, me and my family are safe and sound, the virus had a profound impact on my way of life.

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My net worth has increased to EUR 225K!

Yes, it’s about time I give another update about my goals and progress towards reaching a EUR 100,000 investment portfolio! By the way, I made this my official goal right now 😀 ! Although, the title pretty much gives it away, let’s find out more!

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In contrast to Warren Buffett, I’ve been buying stocks during the market crash!

If you are a true investing enthusiast you have not missed the first ever ‘digital only‘ annual shareholders meeting of Warren Buffett on Saturday May 2nd, 2020. If you, like me, live in The Netherlands it was almost an allnighter (start time 22.45PM with the meeting taking about 5 hours). I was really surprised about what Buffett had to say… Why didn’t Warren Buffett buy any stocks during the market crash?

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One step closer towards reaching financial freedom!

It’s time to give you guys an update again on my progress towards reaching financial freedom. This post is all about the progress I made in January! The purpose of this monthly series is to monitor my progress towards reaching financial independence. One baby step at a time… Let’s find out more!

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What this ancient book taught me about investing!

It’s just incredible what old books can teach us about anything. On top of this, history tends to repeat itself. So if you want to learn about the future, just look at the past. That’s exactly what this post is all about. It’s from a book of which some parts are over 3.000 years old. It surprised me that I would learn anything about money and investing from this book. Let’s find out.

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What am I afraid of on my journey to reach financial freedom?

Having a lot of money is never my goal. When I reach financial freedom, this in itself will not bring me happiness, joy or fulfillment. However, money can lead me to a lot of other things, such as greed, selfishness, envy, arrogance, entitlement, boasting. Lately, I’ve been pondering on some risks I see for myself in terms of money. Please, let me share some thoughts with you.

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My goals for TwentyTwenty!

On several personal finance or FIRE blogs ‘2020 goals’ posts are popping up. As I’m sensitive to FOMO 😉 I thought I would give it a shot as well. And here it is! In this blog you can find my goals for 2020.

For 2020, I aim to minimize and simplify everything as much as possible. So don’t expect nitty gritty goals with sub-goals, milestones, etc. I only have 2 types of goals: Financial goals and non-financial goals. Let’s dive in!

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I’ve reached a net worth of EUR 200K!

It’s been a while since the last update of my Financial Freedom Progress Report (FFPR), but here it is again! Because of these months of silence, the leap in progress is significant! I’m definitely making progress on my way towards financial independence! Let’s find out!

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

I just wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Have a wonderful time with your family and loved ones! It’s always a special time of the year to reflect on the past and look forward to the future!

Best wishes and God bless,

Financial Chipmunk

For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life!

John 3:16