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 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”

Part 87

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss gambling addiction, Tory sleaze and then take a detailed look at the numbers for my BTL and how property values will impact my plans. Quote of the Week As I write this I have gone 702 days without gambling.  Since I firstContinue reading “Part 87”

Part 86

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week is a slightly different post, as I talk about trolling on social media, and a little bit about literary theory.  Also, the usual financial updates and a huge change to my financial position. I don’t even know where to start with this.  During theContinue reading “Part 86”

Part 81

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week is a bit different as I didn’t have a subject in mind when I sat down to write.  All I had was my Quote of the Week.  So, what follows is me just writing… Quote of the Week So many people do not understandContinue reading “Part 81”

Part 80

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A slightly shorter post this week as I’ve not been feeling great.  I’ll be talking a little bit about the football club I support and some more abysmal customer service.  Quote of the Week Although I’m not as enthusiastic about football as I once was, IContinue reading “Part 80”

Part 75

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look at the crisis engulfing John Lewis, and retail in general.  I also highlight a local musician who has just released his first single.  Also, the usual financial updates.  First, the Quote of the Week. Quote of the Week Retail is ever changingContinue reading “Part 75”

Part 74

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I pay tribute to Sweep, my elderly cat, my best friend, who passed away this week. Quote of the Week I don’t even know where to start, so I’m just going to type and see where this goes.  I have a rough idea ofContinue reading “Part 74”

Who, What, When, Why?

When I started this blog the intention was to have a purely financial focus.  I wanted to write about my journey from being an employee of a large corporation to someone who was financially independent.  I came to realise that the “what” and the “how” were not the only factors here.  The “why” was alsoContinue reading “Who, What, When, Why?”

Part 72

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will be talking about suicide and suicidal thoughts, in addition to male on female violence.  The following content may not be suitable for all readers.   Quote of the Week There has been a lot of talk recently about suicide, in the wake ofContinue reading “Part 72”