Why I Won’t Be Paying My Student Loans In 2019

I carry a small student loan, that I took out in the last year and a half when I went through university. I didn’t need the money to pay for tuition (it was 2,000 EUR per year), nor did I need it to pay for bills – I lived with my parents at that time. Then why did I take out student loans? They are evil right? My Student Loans Well, not always. Here in The Netherlands student loans are 99% of the time borrowed from the government, at some very favourable terms. When I took them, they had to…

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November 2018 update

After my October update that came in way too late, here’s my November 2018 Overview! It’s December already, so here are my numbers from November! My finances this month were on-point again, after some rocky months. I managed to save 39.3% of my net income this month, which falls slightly short of my goal of 40%. Year to date, my savings rate is still 39.7% and I expect to stay around this number in December. Read the full article here. Best, B

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