May 2020 will, as the other months of lockdown, remain a scar on my psyche. I lost my job, and have been on furlough for 3 weeks. On the positive side, I have applied for dozens of jobs, set up … Continue reading May 2020 – savings and spending update
Losing your job can be a very traumatic and challenging time. From the blow to your finances to the dent in your self-confidence, its impact is felt in every facet of your life. This event occurring now, in the midst … Continue reading What to do if you lose your job – 6 steps from a recently unemployed FIRE enthusiast.
Everyone likes cars, or at least I do. They provide freedom, convenience, and for some, status. The Fire community advocates driving a car that is both cheap to buy and run and was bought outright in cash. How realistic is … Continue reading Car Finance: Why it is stopping you from reaching your financial goals.
As adults, we are conditioned to accept being in debt. From an early age, we are encouraged to enter into debt to improve our lives. The legal age that you can own property in the UK is 18 years old. … Continue reading How to pay off your debts in five easy steps.
This week has been one of the most strange we’ve seen in the UK, which considering the fiasco surrounding Brexit is saying something! I was in a pub after a meeting on Thursday and the TV was on BBC news … Continue reading Strange times