July was an expensive month! A great month for what we did together but some long time coming spending came to bite us. It was also the 1 year blog anniversary – I hope you’ve enjoyed reading.
Here is a review of my 12 year experiment with Zopa; the good, the bad an the ugly. Continue reading “A 12 year review of Zopa”
June was great! I had a great time and as a family we had some great adventures together!Our finances are looking good too!
May 2019 might be remembered for a number of things; the end of Mother Thersea, the Brexit Party and LibDems triumphing but it’s been a good time for GFF overall. We’ve had some great adventures at home and some away and our spending has never been lower.
My main thoughts have been towards FIRE / career break. I’ve maybe slacked off in work a bit but I’m still mentally engaged – which means work consumes a lot of my mind. It’s hard to be free when you are bought and sold in the marketplace.
I am a fan of P2P lending and I’ve been investing for over a decade – through the good times, the bad times and the ugly times. It’s a good way to turbocharge your investments with high rates of return – but watch out you don’t ignore a golden rule of investing – where there’s returns there’s risk! Continue reading “Funding Circle Income Fund to wind-down”