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”

Part 151

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A brief look at what is meant by free speech.  Also, a potential development in the search for our second BTL, and some thoughts on credit cards and the rewards on offer.   Quote of the week “Freedom of speech means I can say what I want.”Continue reading “Part 151”

Part 148

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  Some thoughts on the cost of living crisis, and a rant about dealing with incompetent companies.  Also, the usual financial updates and a potential development with our next BTL investment. Weekly Update I’m sick of dealing with incompetent people and companies.  It seems that virtually everyoneContinue reading “Part 148”

Property Ownership: Second Homes, BTL, and The Housing Crisis.

Money is strange.  It’s one of the most important parts of our world, yet the vast majority of people do not understand what it is, or how it works.  There are many examples of the illogical decisions people make when it comes to money, such as being willing to travel an hour to save £10Continue reading “Property Ownership: Second Homes, BTL, and The Housing Crisis.”

Part 147

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A much shorter post this week.  Sometimes life just gets in the way.   Weekly Update It’s been a stressful week, and I’ve not felt great for much of it.  I’ve recently posted about not having enough mental energy to deal with everything that life throws myContinue reading “Part 147”

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 145

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week’s blog looks at communication, in terms of respect, customer service, and the conflict between neurodivergent and neurotypical types of communication.  Also, more thoughts on being a millionaire.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week I’ve had this nagging irritation in myContinue reading “Part 145”

Part 144

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I talk rant about Bullshit Jobs.  Also, a reminder of why financial independence is so important to me as an autistic person is a neurotypical world.  There are some positive financial updates and the usual memes and gifs.  First, the Quote of the Week:Continue reading “Part 144”

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”

Part 142

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the first set of images from the James Webb Space Telescope.  Also, a look at the Tory leadership contest.  I also look at how best to pay my mortgage off.  There are the usual financial updates, and what I think is theContinue reading “Part 142”