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 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 152

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the rise in interest rates, and the impact on the BTL market.  Also, I discuss autistic masking, and the brilliant book on autism by Pete Wharmby.   Quote of the Week “Autistic burnout is the complete collapse of interest in living.” ~ PeteContinue reading “Part 152”

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 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 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 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 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 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 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”