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 155

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A shorter post this week as I’ve been distracted with other things.  There’s only one place to start; The Tory Shambles:  This Week’s Tory Shambles Kwasi Kwarteng was one of those Tory politicians who was seemingly promoted way beyond his competencies. During his time at theContinue reading “Part 155”

Part 147

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A much shorter post this week.  Sometimes life just gets in the way.   Weekly Update It’s been a stressful week, and I’ve not felt great for much of it.  I’ve recently posted about not having enough mental energy to deal with everything that life throws myContinue reading “Part 147”

Part 146

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the new “Enough is Enough” campaign.  Also, a look at what joint FIRE means to us.  There are the usual financial updates, and a busy week.  First the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week A campaign has been launched toContinue reading “Part 146”

Part 130

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss author Jeremy Robinson, and his Infinite Timeline. Also, a look at why companies such as Amazon have become so powerful. There are the usual financial updates, and some developments regarding my autism assessment. “One universe.  One end.” I first stumbled across JeremyContinue reading “Part 130”

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 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 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 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”