Mortgages vs Investing

Mortgage vs Investing In FIRE communities there is a question asked daily; should one pay their mortgage off as soon as possible, or use that spare money to invest? For the last couple of decades, it has made sense, for many people, to invest in the stock market, as even passive index funds would generallyContinue reading “Mortgages vs Investing”

Part 124

Hello, and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss the question that has been dominating conversations across the world; are there more doors or wheels in the world? Also, the usual financial updates, and some thoughts on the new financial year. Quote of the Week In the last week or soContinue reading “Part 124”

Part 113

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  In the final post of 2021 I look back at the progress I’ve made on my FIRE journey this year.  Also, a break from hammering the Tories as I highlight what could be the stupidest thing I’ve read in a long time.  There are the usualContinue reading “Part 113”

Part 105

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  It has been two years since I started this blog.  This week I look at time as a resource, and how retirement is defined by how much money you have.  Also, a look at where my readers come from, and which posts have been read theContinue reading “Part 105”

Part 98

I can’t believe it has been twenty years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  It was such a surreal day.  I was just finishing up my day at sixth form and it was my 18th birthday.  I made the decision to go ahead with my birthday celebrations, on the basis that life must go on andContinue reading “Part 98”

Part 95

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I touch on a few subjects, some of which I’ve covered in the past but I think they need addressing again.  I look at Dunning-Kruger in the context of vaccine safety.  Also, a look at the situation in Afghanistan and the tragic death ofContinue reading “Part 95”

Part 65

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will discuss the inauguration of President Joe Biden, highlight a UK based artist and provide a further update on my BTL.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week The man is clearly an idiot, and now the circus has leftContinue reading “Part 65”

Part 63

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will look at shocking developments in the United States, as well as the usual update on my finances.  First, the Quote of the Week. Quote of the Week Excuse my language, but he really is a fucking idiot.  Never in my life haveContinue reading “Part 63”

Part 43

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I will talk a little about the stress of taking my recent exam, and then discuss financial hypocrisy. Quote of the Week This quote comes from a song by Avi Kaplan called I’ll Get By.  It’s a good song and the lyrics will relateContinue reading “Part 43”