Part 162

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look ahead to my 2023 financial goals.  Also, thoughts on the “where are you really from?” incident.  There are yet more frustrating customer service examples, but a nice end to the week with some street food and a Christmas market.   Weekly Update WouldContinue reading “Part 162”

Part 158

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look at the latest farce surrounding the Qatar 2022 World Cup.  A look back at the Kiefer Sutherland gig, and a surreal interaction on Facebook.  The usual financial updates and a possible increase in debt in the coming weeks. Qatar 2022 As theContinue reading “Part 158”

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 131

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss the link between the mind and body, and how healthy actions in one can help the other. Also, more bizarre customer service, and why I can’t offer mortgage advice to those who contact me on social media. Quote of the Week “HealthyContinue reading “Part 131”

Part 126

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I look back on a busy week, with a trip to Manchester and some developments on my BTL. Also, more information on my efforts to help my friend in Kyiv. There is no Quote of the Week this time, so let’s just get intoContinue reading “Part 126”

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 101

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look at the murder of Sarah Everard.  Also, some updated logos for the site, the usual financial updates and a look at Spoon Theory.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week I can’t even imagine the terror that Sarah EverardContinue reading “Part 101”

Part 94

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss opinions and expertise.  Also, an update on my mental health and potential return to work.  I also discuss the predicted alien invasion that failed to materialise this week, and as usual the normal financial updates.  First, the Quote of the Week: QuoteContinue reading “Part 94”

Part 91

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I touch on death, space exploration, and celebrate two years since I last gambled.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week As we get older the one certainty is that we will encounter death, whether ourselves or through those we know. Continue reading “Part 91”

Part 88

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I talk a little about mental burnout, my discovery of the show Invincible and finish with a look at how first time buyers are struggling to buy a house.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week My tolerance for dealing withContinue reading “Part 88”