Part 140

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week, I discuss wealth and share my thoughts on the super wealthy. Also, some thoughts on how my ISA balance and residential mortgage balance may crossover in just a couple of years. More Tory Shambles, and another exhausting week. Weekly Update Another exhausting week.  I’mContinue reading “Part 140”

Part 131

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss the link between the mind and body, and how healthy actions in one can help the other. Also, more bizarre customer service, and why I can’t offer mortgage advice to those who contact me on social media. Quote of the Week “HealthyContinue reading “Part 131”

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 122

I considered not writing a blog this week.  What is happening in Ukraine puts my plans into their rightful place as not being all that important.  As people are fighting to defend their homes, talking about my financial future seems a little insensitive.  It was the words of my good friend, Yara, who is shelteringContinue reading “Part 122”

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 117

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the conflict between Ukraine and Russia.  Also, some updates on the state of our BTL. There are the usual financial updates, and a brief look at how I track my financial progress. Quote of the Week It’s getting a little scary in theContinue reading “Part 117”

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 113

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  In the final post of 2021 I look back at the progress I’ve made on my FIRE journey this year.  Also, a break from hammering the Tories as I highlight what could be the stupidest thing I’ve read in a long time.  There are the usualContinue reading “Part 113”

Part 112

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I take a look at capitalism, and why I think criticisms of it as an economic model are often misplaced.  Also, another week and another Tory shambles.  There are the usual financial updates, but first the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week Continue reading “Part 112”

Part 111

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A shorter post than normal this week as I’ve not been feeling too good over the weekend.  This week I take a look at yet another Tory disaster.  Also, a brief look at financial mistakes.  Finally, the usual financial updates.  As always we start with theContinue reading “Part 111”