Who, What, When, Why?

When I started this blog the intention was to have a purely financial focus.  I wanted to write about my journey from being an employee of a large corporation to someone who was financially independent.  I came to realise that the “what” and the “how” were not the only factors here.  The “why” was alsoContinue reading “Who, What, When, Why?”

Part 72

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will be talking about suicide and suicidal thoughts, in addition to male on female violence.  The following content may not be suitable for all readers.   Quote of the Week There has been a lot of talk recently about suicide, in the wake ofContinue reading “Part 72”

Part 71

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I vent a little as I discuss poor customer service with a related update regarding my BTL that is extremely frustrating. Also, news on a group weight loss challenge for charity. Quote of the Week I have had my fill of dealing with awfulContinue reading “Part 71”

Part 70

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I talk about social media, and discuss whether anyone has a right to censor what other people post. Also, another significant update on my BTL. Social media has become so interwoven with life that it is becoming increasingly difficult to separate one’s physical lifeContinue reading “Part 70”

Part 69

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I talk about hate and how it can be motivational.  Also, a lot of changes in my finances and a further update on the BTL as the start of the first tenancy draws closer.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the WeekContinue reading “Part 69”

Part 68

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will talk about the relationship between luck and hard work, and share a frustrating and costly update on my BTL. Quote of the Week I do not believe there is some mystical force that acts for or against us, in a way thatContinue reading “Part 68”

Part 67

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will talk about my return to work and a mistake I made with my daily meds.  I also look at my BTL now that a tenancy has been signed.   Quote of the Week Another quote that hits home.  Life does not have aContinue reading “Part 67”

Part 66

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I discuss the bizarre situation with Gamestop shares, and some developments with my BTL property.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week People are becoming too complacent about Covid, and it means many are dying unnecessarily.  The only time I stepContinue reading “Part 66”

Part 65

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will discuss the inauguration of President Joe Biden, highlight a UK based artist and provide a further update on my BTL.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week The man is clearly an idiot, and now the circus has leftContinue reading “Part 65”

Part 64

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I discuss what having rights means, before looking at my return to work.  Also, the usual financial update and some interesting developments on my buy-to-let.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week There is a lot of talk about rights atContinue reading “Part 64”