Icarus: looking back at an interesting and turbulent period in wake of the Gamestop frenzy


The start of the year very much continued in the same vein as 2020: unpredictable and frantic. There was turmoil in Washington which was gobbled up by spectators all over the globe. In the US, there is a new president and the Covid pandemic is still raging while countries are struggling to plan the jabs properly. And then… there was Wallstreebets.

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The Lobster Trap (Part 1): Introduction to passive income


For most of us, there is a goal, a direction or purpose as to why we are undertaking these acts of frugality or careful investment efforts. For some, it is an easing of mind: that things will get easier in the future, that it will enable some sort of freedom. For others, it is a big, green ‘EXIT’ sign from the rat race of their careers...

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2020: a wrap-up


As the festive season is upon us, one can get a bit melancholic and reflect upon the past year. I think it is fair to say that 2020 has been the most bizarre year in a lot of people’s lives.

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Piece of Cake


It is quite an interesting time to be alive, in many ways. As the pandemic is raging on in Europe and people are confined to their homes for the second time in 2020, I have the luxury of having a job which allows me to work from home. While I am fully aware that others are not that lucky, for me it has been quite a blessing.

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