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 160

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I talk about tax codes, tax bandings, and how the autumn statement impacts on the tax you pay.  Also, updates from my Lego Rocinante project, and a frustrating learning experience.   Quote of the Week: “I only built it on a computer.” Those following meContinue reading “Part 160”

Part 159

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  Thoughts on crypto, and questions you should ask yourself when looking at an investment opportunity.  Also, how Covid has kicked my ass this last week.   Weekly Update It’s been a bit of a rubbish week as I started feeling rough last weekend, and then tested positiveContinue reading “Part 159”

Part 158

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look at the latest farce surrounding the Qatar 2022 World Cup.  A look back at the Kiefer Sutherland gig, and a surreal interaction on Facebook.  The usual financial updates and a possible increase in debt in the coming weeks. Qatar 2022 As theContinue reading “Part 158”

Part 157

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look back on three years since I started this blog, and my FIRE journey.  There are the usual financial updates, and some more examples of poor customer service.   Three Years On… I started this blog on November 1st, 2019, and this post willContinue reading “Part 157”

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 144

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I talk rant about Bullshit Jobs.  Also, a reminder of why financial independence is so important to me as an autistic person is a neurotypical world.  There are some positive financial updates and the usual memes and gifs.  First, the Quote of the Week:Continue reading “Part 144”

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 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 103

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I cover the horrific murder of MP David Amess.  Also, a lengthy update on the previous week.  I take a look at some significant financial changes and also discuss my fears about achieving FIRE.  Due to recent events, there is no Quote of theContinue reading “Part 103”