February 2018

How we're investing now

We’ve given up our house search for now. 🙁 A little sad about it but it just made sense to stay in Toronto, especially given our low cost of living and ability to earn income as bike couriers. As we were getting ready to use our house-money to buy index ETFs, the market tanked. That
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We're coasting to FI

Since moving back to Canada, things have been pretty smooth sailing financially. Of course it’s because we know people here like my parents who house us for free, and now my friend who also houses us for free. By ‘free’ I mean we don’t pay them money, but we help out in many tangible ways
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House sitting in Toronto

I’m writing to you from our second house sitting gig, which happens to be in my home city of Toronto! Our first house sitting gig was last year at our friend’s grandparents’ flat in Darmstadt, where we stayed for 3 weeks. This second one is much different as we’re looking after a whole house in
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