Part 162

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look ahead to my 2023 financial goals.  Also, thoughts on the “where are you really from?” incident.  There are yet more frustrating customer service examples, but a nice end to the week with some street food and a Christmas market.   Weekly Update WouldContinue reading “Part 162”

Part 157

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look back on three years since I started this blog, and my FIRE journey.  There are the usual financial updates, and some more examples of poor customer service.   Three Years On… I started this blog on November 1st, 2019, and this post willContinue reading “Part 157”

Part 145

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week’s blog looks at communication, in terms of respect, customer service, and the conflict between neurodivergent and neurotypical types of communication.  Also, more thoughts on being a millionaire.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week I’ve had this nagging irritation in myContinue reading “Part 145”

Part 129

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss some bizarre interactions with Amazon’s customer service agents. Also, a look at the way student loans transfer wealth. There are some more BTL updates, and all the usual financial information. Quote of the Week “Butternut crinkle fries.” ~ Michelle, Amazon Agent. DespiteContinue reading “Part 129”

Part 107

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the developing issue in UK care homes as staff who refuse the vaccine are sacked.  Also, an update on our BTL search, and a rant about customer service (again).  First up, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week  We haveContinue reading “Part 107”

Part 82

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I talk about customer service and the Covid vaccine roll out.  Also, some exciting news about a new addition to our family.  First, the Quote of the Week. Quote of the Week There has been a recurring theme in my blog, where I blastContinue reading “Part 82”

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 60

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week’s post focuses on non-financial topics.  We have had a tough decision to make regarding our cat, Sweep.  I also highlight some frustrating customer service received.  First, the Quote of the Week.   Quote of the Week When I was studying at university, I attended theContinue reading “Part 60”