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Becoming “rich” and forgetting your skills

When I was in high school and University I had a part time job at an auto retailer. During my time there, I learned a thing or two about cars. I learned how to change my oil and oil filter, how to change my air and fuel filters, how to flush my radiator and change […]

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The Flawed Consumer Australia personal finance blog

Tell me a bit about yourself, The Flawed Consumer

Hi there. Considering that you’re here, I should probably tell you a bit more about myself (AKA, The Flawed Consumer)…   I am 30 years old, female, married, with 2.0 fur kids and no human kids (just yet). I am Australian and live in Brisbane. My beloved and I just bought our first house 4 […]

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Welcome To My Australian Financial Independence Blog

Hi there. You might have heard a thing or two about being the Financial Independence Retire Early movement (FIRE). Financial Independence seems to be all the rage these days (that and fidget spinners!). With rising housing costs and a volatile job market, one could be forgiven for thinking that it’s just simply too hard to […]

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