Where has the year gone??? It’s almost bloody Christmas and there’s nothing but Christmas tunes in the shops – I’ve not seen the sun in week and it’s getting very very cold!!! Well, at the end of the month it’s time to set some time aside and go over the Gentleman’s Family Finances and this […]
I’m sitting here in Edinburgh airport waiting for my delayed flight to London City. Due to depart at 06:35, it’s been postponed and will now has an “Est. departure 09:35” – so much for my 09:30 meeting in the City.
This is a post about one place where I put my money – Abundance Investment – it’s a good combination of renewable energy projects which means investing in a more ethical manner, good returns on your investment and a hedge away from the ups and downs of the equity markets. As Abundance put it “That’s people […]
Despite it not having been around only a few years ago, “Black Friday” is everywhere I look online and my email has been bombed by countless emails – you can’t help but notice it and if the pundits are correct, we’ll collectively be getting into more debt than ever to buy stuff we don’t need […]
As part of my READY, AIM, FIRE thinking towards FIRE, I’ve now cut my excess pension payments as part of my salary
This week I was down in London for work, my first business trip since a the start of September. It was an action packed two days and it really put me in a position to reflect on what life is about, what I’m doing and how important a good night sleep can be when you […]
In my 4 weeks (paternity leave) off work, I began to realise that by having a “normal” 9-5 job, I was forcing myself to get up much earlier than I would naturally want to and go spend the best hours of the day in the office, before coming home exhausted and going to bed early […]
What a difference a month makes!!! Whilst I was enjoying family bliss away from the world, the world was going to pot! Stock markets were crashing and all sorts of scares were about. I didn’t pay much attention to it, although I did see it as a buying opportunity. But mostly my focus was on […]
Quick post: So after 4 weeks off on paternity leave and annual leave, I’m back in work!!! WOO HOO!