Make More Money. Save and Invest. Retire Early.

Who doesn’t want more money? Who doesn’t want a higher paid job with fewer hours? Who doesn’t want to semi-retire tomorrow?

Unless you are in the top 20% of earners, you’re becoming relatively poorer every day. The consumerist draws on your fruggle lifestyle makes retiring early seem a distant dream.

I am Money Mage and I’ll be writing on growing your wealth, how to make more money, how to save and invest, how to live frugally, and eventually retire early. Whilst always living well, looking after yourself, and having fun!

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    The other-MM and I love our food.

    We’ve been together for 19 years this October and every single one of those years we’ve loved. A little too much!

    But food is also a social activity for us. Whether it be eating out, or cooking together. We talk. We help solve each other’s problems. We have fun.

    So cooking for us... [[continue reading]]

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    The Money Mage household needed some critical maintenance on the outside this year. We bought the property 7 years ago and have mostly focussed inside, as outside wasn’t too bad.

    But over the past 7 years, outside has been deteriorating.

    We have two balconies that needed some resurfacing & repair. And making them water tight. The windows and fascias needed... [[continue reading]]

  • July 2020 Savings Report

    Welcome to our July Savings Report.

    The world has opened up a little since our last report. Although maybe a bit too quickly, given the local lockdowns in Aberdeen and the north of England.

    We’ve managed to get a couple of our favourite restaurant meals in, take away only. They’re local and independent, so we wanted to support them. I... [[continue reading]]