Part 59

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I have exciting news as the purchase of our BTL completes.  I will talk more about the property and share some photos of the property as we start preparing it for tenants.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week Schools areContinue reading “Part 59”

Part 58

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will discuss expertise and how we should not just blindly trust those labelled experts.  I will also explain how wealth can be measured as time.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week Expert (noun); a person who is very knowledgeableContinue reading “Part 58”

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 55

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week’s blog is a little different as I tell the story of a prank I pulled that sent shockwaves around international football (a very minor shockwave, but I like to be dramatic).  I also discuss my stocks and shares ISA and how it’s earned meContinue reading “Part 55”

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 35

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will be talking a little about my mental health, and my frustration at the lack of progress towards FIRE. Weekly Update I’d love to sit here and write that I’ve had a good week but that would be a lie.  I’m stressed with my personalContinue reading “Part 35”

Part 28

IntroductionHello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will be sharing an interview with Luke, another follower of F.I.R.E.  I will also look in more detail at my updated timetable for achieving F.I.R.E. Weekly Update ​Until quite recently I had been coping fine with the lockdown.  I’m still coping ok, but IContinue reading “Part 28”

Part 22

Introduction Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  A week is a long time. When I posted last week, the coronavirus was raging and it’s only worsened since then.  I’m not going to focus too much on the virus itself in this part, but rather look at the opportunities the virus presents forContinue reading “Part 22”