Part 86

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week is a slightly different post, as I talk about trolling on social media, and a little bit about literary theory.  Also, the usual financial updates and a huge change to my financial position. I don’t even know where to start with this.  During theContinue reading “Part 86”

Part 85

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I briefly discuss the concepts of truth, risk and expertise.  I also look at my FIRE number and explain why my Facebook account was recently restricted.  First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week Another week down and, after over a yearContinue reading “Part 85”

Part 84

A shorter post than normal this week as, unfortunately, I just found myself running out of time to meet the publishing deadline. Quote of the Week This week’s quote comes from Jeremy Wasson, who appears to be quite an angry child.  In a Facebook thread that was discussing whether people should be vaccinated, I suggestedContinue reading “Part 84”

Part 83

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look at the concept of survivorship bias and how it relates to investing.  Also, the usual financial updates and a few pictures from Bob’s first full week as part of our family. So let’s get to the Quote of the Week: Quote ofContinue reading “Part 83”

Part 82

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I talk about customer service and the Covid vaccine roll out.  Also, some exciting news about a new addition to our family.  First, the Quote of the Week. Quote of the Week There has been a recurring theme in my blog, where I blastContinue reading “Part 82”

Part 80

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A slightly shorter post this week as I’ve not been feeling great.  I’ll be talking a little bit about the football club I support and some more abysmal customer service.  Quote of the Week Although I’m not as enthusiastic about football as I once was, IContinue reading “Part 80”

Part 77

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the difference between risk reduction and risk elimination. Also, a week of change in my financial position. First, the Quote of the Week: If there is one thing that the pandemic has demonstrated, it is that many people struggle to understand the differenceContinue reading “Part 77”

Part 76

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the collapse of Football Index and look ahead to my second BTL purchase. Quote of the Week A few years ago, when I was still gambling, I came across Football Index.  This was a betting company dressed up as a stock exchangeContinue reading “Part 76”

Part 75

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I look at the crisis engulfing John Lewis, and retail in general.  I also highlight a local musician who has just released his first single.  Also, the usual financial updates.  First, the Quote of the Week. Quote of the Week Retail is ever changingContinue reading “Part 75”

Part 71

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on F.I.R.E.  This week I vent a little as I discuss poor customer service with a related update regarding my BTL that is extremely frustrating. Also, news on a group weight loss challenge for charity. Quote of the Week I have had my fill of dealing with awfulContinue reading “Part 71”