Irish Financial Independence & Personal Finance Podcast

Irish Financial Independence Podcast

Welcome! My name is Michael and I am on a journey towards financial independence.

In 2018 I started my journey towards financial freedom. I was sick of selling my time for money and realised that through the power of compounding interest, I could work towards financial independence.

For me, the most important thing my money can buy is freedom for myself and my family. My ultimate goal is to build a portfolio that can cover our annual expenses - at that point, we will be truly financially independent.

I record podcast episodes and provide monthly updates on progress in blog format. Join me as I discuss my journey towards financial independence and hear about the challenges and successes I have along the way.

You can also sign up to my monthly newsletter for free and receive regular updates from me to your inbox!


Latest Portfolio Update

April 2022 Portfolio Update

Tuesday, 3rd May 2022

April marked the fourth month in a row that I have been able to make a decent monthly contribution to my portfolio - in fact I have now added €40k to my portfolio in the first 4 months of the year - averaging €10k per month. There is no secret to my success. I have been able to increase my monthly contributions by simply working longer hours each day.

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Latest Podcasts

Flamingo FIRE - The Money Flamingo Interview

Saturday, 23rd April 2022

In this episode, Michael talks to the author of the Money Flamingo Blog. Tina is originally from Europe and is now living in Australia. She become "Flamingo FI" in 2020 and has been living a semi retired lifestyle since then.

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Some Things Are More Important Than Money!

Tuesday, 22nd March 2022

In this episode, Michael takes a moment to reflect on the Ukraine War. He mentions that it is hard to discuss personal finance when there is a war going on in Europe. He talks about luck and the impact that that has on one's FIRE journey.

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The Three Phases of FI

Monday, 14th February 2022

In this episode Michael discusses the three phases for FI.  Michael shares how he is currently at a full throttle FIRE stage, where he is looking to maximise his income potential.

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