Part 127

Hello, and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss a tweet that made me facepalm so hard I thought I’d been paid a visit by the Fresh Prince. Also, updates on our BTL now that we are having viewings. I also announce a new addition to my family, and highlight theContinue reading “Part 127”

Part 126

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I look back on a busy week, with a trip to Manchester and some developments on my BTL. Also, more information on my efforts to help my friend in Kyiv. There is no Quote of the Week this time, so let’s just get intoContinue reading “Part 126”

Part 124

Hello, and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss the question that has been dominating conversations across the world; are there more doors or wheels in the world? Also, the usual financial updates, and some thoughts on the new financial year. Quote of the Week In the last week or soContinue reading “Part 124”

Part 119

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I talk about mortgages, interest rates, and the impact of compound interest on FIRE plans.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week One of the biggest stories of the week has been the increase in the Bank of England base rateContinue reading “Part 119”

Part 118

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I report several examples of bad workplace management from my readers.  Also, I discuss the recent story from the US involving the r/antiwork subreddit.  Finally, the usual financial updates. Quote of the Week “People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses.” For those who useContinue reading “Part 118”

Part 114

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  The first blog post of 2022 is a tragic one, as I report the passing of our cat Bobby.  I take a look at how positive Covid tests impacted our Christmas, and look ahead to 2022.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the WeekContinue reading “Part 114”

Part 110

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the relationship between the brain and mind, and how physical and mental health interact.  Also, a look ahead to projected investment income in 2022 and 2023.  FIrst, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week Mental health is weird.  The mindContinue reading “Part 110”

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 100

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  In what should have been a celebratory post, now that my FIRE journey has hit 100 weeks, I ended up being delayed.  To my readers, I apologise.  Hopefully you will understand why I was late.  This week’s blog is a little different with no weekly quote. Continue reading “Part 100”

Part 87

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss gambling addiction, Tory sleaze and then take a detailed look at the numbers for my BTL and how property values will impact my plans. Quote of the Week As I write this I have gone 702 days without gambling.  Since I firstContinue reading “Part 87”