Part 143

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I cover a range of subjects; the recent heatwave across Europe, a bit more on inflation following the post I published midweek, the usual financial updates, and a rant about streaming services.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week “1976 wasContinue reading “Part 143”

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 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 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”