Happy Financial Independence Awareness Day – 25th April

Ok, ok I’m a day late but I thought I would quickly share some thoughts on Financial Independence Awareness Day. The 25th of April  (or April the 25th – 425) represents the 4% SWR and 25 times annual income needed to become FI. Introduced by GetRichQuickish it’s an awareness day and here’s what FI means […]

Cashback Alert: £3 extra this weekend on TopCashBack just spend £10

When it comes to spending money, we all have to do it at sometime and cashback websites like TopCashBack and Quidco can save you lots. Right now there is a promotion on TCB for £3 extra cashback, all you need to do it spend £10. Here’s how I take advantage of these flash offers and […]

What I learnt from my Dad’s early retirement (aged 60) Part 1

For many, FIRE is a bit of a strange concept- a theoretical crossing of one line (passive income) and another (living expenses) and then you just “retire early” – well, I have a case study to follow and that is my Dad’s. See part 2 and part 3:

Don’t count your beer barrels before they brews

If you are interested in investing in a successful beer company, the one that GFF has a few shares in is raising money right now.  What does this mean for our finances?  Well the selling price now at £25/share is £10 a share more than what you could have bought for at the recent (poorly […]

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