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”

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 109

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I report on a horrible week for the stock market.  Also, a change of plan for the next BTL purchase.  I take a look at some basic investing rules, and how someone should start their investment journey.  First, the Quote of the Week: QuoteContinue reading “Part 109”

Part 108

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I tackle a reader request, and look at pensions.  Also, a brief look at HS2.  It is only a brief look because once I start on Tory incompetence, I find it difficult to stop.  Also, the usual financial updates, and another disappointing property viewing. Continue reading “Part 108”

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 106

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I touch on the COP26 summit, and take a look back over a tiring week.  Also, some major developments in my finances, and some thoughts on how to tackle the climate crisis.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week  The leadersContinue reading “Part 106”

Part 105

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  It has been two years since I started this blog.  This week I look at time as a resource, and how retirement is defined by how much money you have.  Also, a look at where my readers come from, and which posts have been read theContinue reading “Part 105”

Part 104

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I take a brief look at the possibility of a further lockdown in the UK.  Also, how I was subject to a social media pile-on.  There are the usual financial updates, and the start of our search for the second BTL.  First, the QuoteContinue reading “Part 104”