FIWE 2017: Our First “Proper” Conference!

This summer we organised the first official Financial Independence Week Europe (FIWE) conference. After our “practice” meetup last year in Budapest it was high time for our first “proper” conference. FIWE 2017 took place in mid-September in Timişoara, Romania. We had no idea how to organise a conference. We had no idea if anyone would even want to Read More…

How Much Did Our Kids Cost Us in Germany?

If you ask a German person how much do they spend on their kids, he’d probably tell you this standard line: “Until they grow up, a child will cost you a nice appartment in a good location”. According to official statistics (Statistisches Bundesamt) the costs of children broken down by age group looks like this: 0-6 years: Read More…