If like me, you dreamed of buying a property but live in pricey London or another expensive city, your budget probably only extends to purchasing a flat. That means what you will end up buying is more than likely to … Continue reading Leasehold property explained
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.
I have always been a fan of the phrase “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, and expecting different results”. The quote is frequently misattributed to Albert Einstein, but it is more likely its source is an Alcoholics … Continue reading I lost my job… what now?
You’re out walking on your allocated once a day stroll and you spot a person about your age closing the door of their BMW 5 series. They stroll up their nice house (broken into flats), fumble in their leather briefcase … Continue reading Wealth in the UK and where you stand
It’s a gloriously sunny day out there. The kind of day that is rare in the UK and the kind of day that makes most Brits want to sit outside. Sadly, not to be. I don’t want Coronavirus and therefore … Continue reading Easter in lockdown and a rise in value.
After my first full week working from home and despite the feeling that the days have blurred into one, several events have occurred. Firstly, my girlfriend’s parents were able to get on one of the last flights to Australia. They … Continue reading Weekend, or weekday? Week 2 in lockdown.
As many of you are aware, the stock markets are in freefall. The FIRE mantra is hold on tight and don’t sell. I must admit I’m struggling with this advice at this time. I have not blinked yet but there … Continue reading What to do with my investments? And other Corona induced panics.
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
It has finally hit. The stock market big one that we’ve all been telling ourselves (as wise FIRE individuals) about. It’s also the big one for pandemics with Coronavirus seemingly spreading uncontrolled around the planet. The correct response The … Continue reading Stock market and having (a) Corona