I’ve recently had a look at our family finances and I’ve become increasingly concerned with the high level of family spending and high levels of retirement saving – including workplace pensions & the LISA. Continue reading “Pay less into your pension to retire early!”
Another month is over, so here are my accounts for the month. Continue reading “Month-end Accounts: Net Worth August 2018”
FIRE is all about keeping it simple, saving money, life simpler lives. So, why on earth did this Gentleman’s Family go about and spend over £2000 on a brand-new firebox / wood burning stove and its installation? Continue reading “FIRE vs Fire”
After almost 8 years in the UK and with over £10,000 spent on visa and residency fees, the Lady finally had her British Citizen Ceremony yesterday. Congratulations to her! Continue reading “Finally: British Citizenship Ceremony”
I was driving through the countryside this weekend and through the catchment area for one of my pet investments. Rumbling bridge hydro.
I have had a soft spot for cooperative finance and I’ve been investing in Peer to Peer investments for over 10 years but a couple of years ago I came across this type of energy cooperative. Continue reading “Climate Change and Investment Risk”
Brexit is a mess and a mistake and a muddle – it’s not been a good thing by any measure to anyone (anyone good that it). Continue reading “Why I’m not worrying about Brexit”