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”

Spoons and Hit Points

It’s all about spoons.  Or hit points.  Or room in your inventory.  It could be any of these three concepts you use, or it could be something else, but I’m out of spoons, my hit points are at zero, and my inventory is full.  I don’t think I’ll be able to put out a full,Continue reading “Spoons and Hit Points”

Part 133

Hello, and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss the recent crypto crash. Also, just to shake things up a bit, I take aim at the Tory party *Surprised Pikachu*. I also discuss my mental health and try to work out why my tolerance for the neurotypical world is reducing. First,Continue reading “Part 133”

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 93

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I discuss the news that energy companies will be increasing the price charged to variable rate customers and those on pre-payment meters. Also, an amusing deal in the stock market and the usual financial updates. Finally, a less positive development in my mental health.Continue reading “Part 93”

Part 92

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the controversy surrounding the BBC commentators and Alana Smith.  Also, a return to conspiracy theories as a friend tries to convince me the Earth is flat.  Finally, a look at Benford’s Law which blew my mind.  First, the Quote of the Week: Continue reading “Part 92”

Part 81

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week is a bit different as I didn’t have a subject in mind when I sat down to write.  All I had was my Quote of the Week.  So, what follows is me just writing… Quote of the Week So many people do not understandContinue reading “Part 81”

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 74

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I pay tribute to Sweep, my elderly cat, my best friend, who passed away this week. Quote of the Week I don’t even know where to start, so I’m just going to type and see where this goes.  I have a rough idea ofContinue reading “Part 74”

Who, What, When, Why?

When I started this blog the intention was to have a purely financial focus.  I wanted to write about my journey from being an employee of a large corporation to someone who was financially independent.  I came to realise that the “what” and the “how” were not the only factors here.  The “why” was alsoContinue reading “Who, What, When, Why?”