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 123

This week I discuss the impact of the war in Ukraine on the stock market. Also, information on how to help the people of Ukraine, and a few words on the stress of applying for a mortgage. First, the Quote of the Week: This week’s quote refers to an old adage amongst stock market investors. Continue reading “Part 123”

Part 122

I considered not writing a blog this week.  What is happening in Ukraine puts my plans into their rightful place as not being all that important.  As people are fighting to defend their homes, talking about my financial future seems a little insensitive.  It was the words of my good friend, Yara, who is shelteringContinue reading “Part 122”

Part 121

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A look at budgeting, and how to make money work for you.  Also, how the new generation of banks are putting the older institutions to shame. Quote of the Week As usual, when I talk about budgeting, I try to make it clear that my opinionsContinue reading “Part 121”

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 117

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the conflict between Ukraine and Russia.  Also, some updates on the state of our BTL. There are the usual financial updates, and a brief look at how I track my financial progress. Quote of the Week It’s getting a little scary in theContinue reading “Part 117”

Part 116

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week’s blog is not what I intended, and the change of plan is simply down to exhaustion.  I had planned to show how I generate my spreadsheets, and highlight some of the calculators I’ve put together to help analyse property deals.  So, this week’s blogContinue reading “Part 116”

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 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 112

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I take a look at capitalism, and why I think criticisms of it as an economic model are often misplaced.  Also, another week and another Tory shambles.  There are the usual financial updates, but first the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week Continue reading “Part 112”