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”

Drugs and Spoons

Being low on spoons is tough.  Running out of spoons is worse.  Having a deficit of spoons, or going into your spoon overdraft is nearly as bad as it can get.   The idea of using spoons to explain physical and/or mental stamina is thought to have originated in 2003 when Christine Miserandino, whilst in aContinue reading “Drugs and Spoons”

Part 133

Hello, and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss the recent crypto crash. Also, just to shake things up a bit, I take aim at the Tory party *Surprised Pikachu*. I also discuss my mental health and try to work out why my tolerance for the neurotypical world is reducing. First,Continue reading “Part 133”

Part 127

Hello, and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss a tweet that made me facepalm so hard I thought I’d been paid a visit by the Fresh Prince. Also, updates on our BTL now that we are having viewings. I also announce a new addition to my family, and highlight theContinue reading “Part 127”

Part 115

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week’s post is a little bit different.  There is no quote of the week, but rather a few memes that express my mood over the last few days.  There are the usual financial updates, and a lengthy response to the feedback I’ve received following theContinue reading “Part 115”

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 102

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the decision to ban Roy “Chubby” Brown from Sheffield’s City Hall.  Also, I take a look at the recent takeover of Newcastle United by a Saudi-led consortium.  There are some developments in my financial position and a new section added to theContinue reading “Part 102”

Part 94

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss opinions and expertise.  Also, an update on my mental health and potential return to work.  I also discuss the predicted alien invasion that failed to materialise this week, and as usual the normal financial updates.  First, the Quote of the Week: QuoteContinue reading “Part 94”

Part 93

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss the news that energy companies will be increasing the price charged to variable rate customers and those on pre-payment meters. Also, an amusing deal in the stock market and the usual financial updates. Finally, a less positive development in my mental health.Continue reading “Part 93”

Part 92

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the controversy surrounding the BBC commentators and Alana Smith.  Also, a return to conspiracy theories as a friend tries to convince me the Earth is flat.  Finally, a look at Benford’s Law which blew my mind.  First, the Quote of the Week: Continue reading “Part 92”