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 114

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  The first blog post of 2022 is a tragic one, as I report the passing of our cat Bobby.  I take a look at how positive Covid tests impacted our Christmas, and look ahead to 2022.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the WeekContinue reading “Part 114”

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”

Part 110

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the relationship between the brain and mind, and how physical and mental health interact.  Also, a look ahead to projected investment income in 2022 and 2023.  FIrst, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week Mental health is weird.  The mindContinue reading “Part 110”

Part 106

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I touch on the COP26 summit, and take a look back over a tiring week.  Also, some major developments in my finances, and some thoughts on how to tackle the climate crisis.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week  The leadersContinue reading “Part 106”

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 102

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the decision to ban Roy “Chubby” Brown from Sheffield’s City Hall.  Also, I take a look at the recent takeover of Newcastle United by a Saudi-led consortium.  There are some developments in my financial position and a new section added to theContinue reading “Part 102”

Part 97

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I highlight the case of Luke Ashton, who took his own life following a battle with gambling addiction.  Also, an update on our return to the UK much earlier than planned.  I discuss some major changes to my FIRE plans, and also mention Nika,Continue reading “Part 97”

Part 96

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the level of competence the UK government is demonstrating (spoiler: it’s not high).  I also touch on my journey to Romania, for my first visit since December 2019.  Also, I look at how to become a millionaire and the time it wouldContinue reading “Part 96”

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”