More Interest Rate Shocks

Apparently, traders are referring to Liz Truss as “Daggers”, as in Dagenham, which is two stops after Barking.  It’s also rumoured that there have been letters of no confidence submitted against Truss who is less than a month into her spell as Prime Minister.  We used to joke about being two Leeds managers away fromContinue reading “More Interest Rate Shocks”

Part 142

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I discuss the first set of images from the James Webb Space Telescope.  Also, a look at the Tory leadership contest.  I also look at how best to pay my mortgage off.  There are the usual financial updates, and what I think is theContinue reading “Part 142”

“Objection! I have no confidence in myself.”

Only the Tories could be stupid enough to; 1) get themselves into a position where they have no confidence in their own party, and 2) respond to a motion of no confidence by rejecting said motion, and putting forward their own. This is due to the motion put forward by Labour mentioned Boris Johnson, whichContinue reading ““Objection! I have no confidence in myself.””

Part 140

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week, I discuss wealth and share my thoughts on the super wealthy. Also, some thoughts on how my ISA balance and residential mortgage balance may crossover in just a couple of years. More Tory Shambles, and another exhausting week. Weekly Update Another exhausting week.  I’mContinue reading “Part 140”

Part 138

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. A return to normal service this week following my trip to Malta. In Part 138 I discuss asylum seekers, and the disgraceful policies of this Tory government. Also, some updates on our search for a BTL, with a slight change of direction, and the usual financialContinue reading “Part 138”

Part 136

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE. This week I take aim at the Jubilee celebrations, with another breakdown of the weekly Tory Shambles. Also, some information on our second BTL purchase. Finally, a more detailed look at interest only mortgages. First, the Quote of the Week: Quote of the Week There’s aContinue reading “Part 136”

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 111

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  A shorter post than normal this week as I’ve not been feeling too good over the weekend.  This week I take a look at yet another Tory disaster.  Also, a brief look at financial mistakes.  Finally, the usual financial updates.  As always we start with theContinue reading “Part 111”

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 108

Hello and welcome back to Mortgage Advisor on FIRE.  This week I tackle a reader request, and look at pensions.  Also, a brief look at HS2.  It is only a brief look because once I start on Tory incompetence, I find it difficult to stop.  Also, the usual financial updates, and another disappointing property viewing. Continue reading “Part 108”