2020 Review

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This blog post is something of a bonus installment, as we say goodbye to 2020 and look forward to 2021.  This entry is somewhat different to my normal content, in that there will be less focus on finance and more focus on mental health, and aContinue reading “2020 Review”

Part 61

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  In the last blog of 2020, I take a look at my plans for 2021.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week It’s a tradition for many people to use the New Year to look back at the previous year before coming upContinue reading “Part 61”

Part 57

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I talk a little bit about The Expanse, Pound Cost Averaging and provide an important update regarding my BTL purchase. Quote of the Week The Expanse is one of the best sci-fi stories out there.  Maybe even the best.  I’ve read a lot ofContinue reading “Part 57”

Part 56

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I talk a little about my beliefs and my approach to life.  Quote of the Week I was sent this quote and asked for my thoughts.  It’s one of those quotes that seems positive at first but is not going to be helpful forContinue reading “Part 56”

Part 54

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will discuss the US Presidential Election.  I will also look at how many people are still uncomfortable talking about money and I’ll also feature a photographer who is taking advantage of the pandemic to hone his craft. First, the Quote of the Week.Continue reading “Part 54”

Part 53

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will look back at my progress over the past year and discuss whether it is right for banks to charge fees for having a bank account.  First, as always, we start with the Quote of the Week. Quote of the Week Is anyoneContinue reading “Part 53”

Part 52

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week is the 52nd part of the blog, which means I’ve been charting my journey to FIRE for almost a full calendar year.  As such, this week’s post is a bumper edition.  I will talk about the recent Presidential debate in the US.  I willContinue reading “Part 52”

Part 51

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will talk about the last book I read and how it made me angry, and after the usual financial update I will discuss some frustrations I have relating to the current pandemic.  Quote of the Week I have been trying to read moreContinue reading “Part 51”

Part 50

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will talk a little about process vs outcome, and look at my 2020 reading challenge.  First, the quote of the week. Quote of the Week If you ask most people whether anger is a positive or negative emotion, I would suggest most peopleContinue reading “Part 50”

Part 49

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  A short post this week due to my mental health resulting in a bad case of writer’s block.   Quote of the Week There is a tendency for people to attribute their own success to their own ability, with their failures attributed to bad luck or circumstance. Continue reading “Part 49”