Part 98

I can’t believe it has been twenty years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  It was such a surreal day.  I was just finishing up my day at sixth form and it was my 18th birthday.  I made the decision to go ahead with my birthday celebrations, on the basis that life must go on andContinue reading “Part 98”

Part 97

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I highlight the case of Luke Ashton, who took his own life following a battle with gambling addiction.  Also, an update on our return to the UK much earlier than planned.  I discuss some major changes to my FIRE plans, and also mention Nika,Continue reading “Part 97”

Part 73

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE   A shortened version of the blog this week as I have not been feeling great following my first Covid vaccination.   Quote of the Week It’s been a while since I talked about the definition of FIRE.  Financial independence is all about having enough income fromContinue reading “Part 73”

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 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”

Part 33

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will be sharing some thoughts on how society may adapt to a post-covid world, and how this could inform my investment strategy.Weekly Update Although my last blog post was not written to attract attention, I was heartened by how many people got inContinue reading “Part 33”