Part 109

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I report on a horrible week for the stock market.  Also, a change of plan for the next BTL purchase.  I take a look at some basic investing rules, and how someone should start their investment journey.  First, the Quote of the Week: QuoteContinue reading “Part 109”

Part 107

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the developing issue in UK care homes as staff who refuse the vaccine are sacked.  Also, an update on our BTL search, and a rant about customer service (again).  First up, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week  We haveContinue reading “Part 107”

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 104

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I take a brief look at the possibility of a further lockdown in the UK.  Also, how I was subject to a social media pile-on.  There are the usual financial updates, and the start of our search for the second BTL.  First, the QuoteContinue reading “Part 104”

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 100

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  In what should have been a celebratory post, now that my FIRE journey has hit 100 weeks, I ended up being delayed.  To my readers, I apologise.  Hopefully you will understand why I was late.  This week’s blog is a little different with no weekly quote. Continue reading “Part 100”

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 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”