Child Benefit Analysis

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One of the biggest reasons people put off having children is the perceived cost of raising them.  Let’s face it – kids ain’t cheap, (especially if you aren’t able to access tax credits!) Continue reading “Child Benefit Analysis”


Introduction to the Gentleman, the Family and the Finances

After a bit of thought, I have decided to start writing my own blog.  The main reason for doing so is that Mr RIT the excellent FI blogger that I’ve been reading (on and off) for over 10 years is at the next stage in his journey to FIRE and I thought there might be a gap in the market. Continue reading “Introduction to the Gentleman, the Family and the Finances”

Brief Intro

Hello and welcome,  this is a very brief introduction.  This blog is called Gentleman’s Family Finances and it’s all about how I manage my families finances with an eye to retire early at some point in the near future.

I am 36 years old and with a loving wife and wonderful son with a daughter on the way.  That combination of a son then a daughter is called a Gentleman’s Family and I’m pretty pleased it’s working out that way.

The main reason for the blog is to cover the gap left by Mr RIT and also to contribute to the growing FIRE scene in the UK but with an added focus that this is about a family and our finances.



The Journey Begins

The Gentleman’s Family

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I can’t really say that this blog which I started in July 2018 on my 36th birthday is the start of our journey towards Financial Independence, but it’s a start in sharing with the world. our journey.  I’ve been long impressed with other FIRE blogs and I wondered if I could write my own one. Continue reading “The Journey Begins”

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