📈 Weekly Stock Market Portfolio Update 📈

Just a quick one this week! Overview Last week, the public account had been up and down a lot. Mainly looking like it was going to finish down overall as we headed into Thursday. However, Friday’s gains really put a spin on that! Start point: £9,142VsEnd point: £9,284 🟢 £142 Insights It looked like theContinue reading “📈 Weekly Stock Market Portfolio Update 📈”

7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

I’ve written an ebook! I’ve not posted any articles on my blog for several weeks as I’ve been working on producing a free ebook to benefit my online network 👇👇👇 You can download it here Why have I written an ebook? Because I wanted to create something that contains all the information, tools and knowledgeContinue reading “7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom”

Monthly Report #4 – June 2020

It’s that time of the month where I disclose my finances to you, in full and update you on my progress towards achieving financial independence and early retirement. I’ve absolutely smashed it this month, if I may say so?! We’ve cleared a bunch of debt, increased our savings, made huge gains on my retirement savingsContinue reading “Monthly Report #4 – June 2020”

Frugal Win #3 – Broadband Super Switch!

How to save more than you might think on your home broadband by doing a super switch! The internet. It’s a household necessity. Now more than ever I think it’s safe to say. So, when I got an email from my current provider, Virgin a few weeks back saying they were going to increase ourContinue reading “Frugal Win #3 – Broadband Super Switch!”

Monthly Report #3 – May 2020

It’s that time of the month where I disclose my finances to you, in full and update you on my progress towards financial independence and early retirement. Following the news I gave in last months report about my increase in salary, I’m making some nice progress with my savings, and my retirement investments, both companyContinue reading “Monthly Report #3 – May 2020”

Monthly Report #2 – April 2020

It’s that time of the month where I disclose my finances to you, in full and update you on my progress towards financial independence and early retirement. Spoiler alert: still not there. However, I made some huge jumps towards my goals this month. Having been promoted, I’ve seen my salary jump by 13%. As aContinue reading “Monthly Report #2 – April 2020”

Monthly Report #1: March 2020

This is the first instalment of my monthly reports, where I’ll be disclosing my financial circumstances as of the previous month, with snapshots of the spreadsheet I use to track everything! You can download your very own template of my spreadsheet at the bottom of this post. I’ll go into a bit of detail onContinue reading “Monthly Report #1: March 2020”

Becoming Financially Savvy – The Milestones

I’ve been thinking hard about what qualifies me to refer to myself as ‘Financially Savvy’. So, in this post is what I have determined to be the milestones that must be reached in order to achieve peak ‘Financial Savvy-ness’. It’s really quite straight forward. It’s simply an amalgamation of the things I learned about myContinue reading “Becoming Financially Savvy – The Milestones”

Early Retirement Strategy #3 – Maximise Your Savings Rate

What is a savings rate? Your savings rate is the percentage of your take-home pay that you save every month. It’s that simple. Lets break this out into an example. Say you earn an average UK salary of £36,000, that you have student loan debt, and that you’re enrolled in your company pension plan whichContinue reading “Early Retirement Strategy #3 – Maximise Your Savings Rate”

Early Retirement Strategy #1 – Compound Interest & The Power of Now.

In my previous post, I told you all about my story. I also told you how I track my current expenses, which gives me visibility of what to expect in retirement. This enabled me to calculate my FI number. What follows is a comprehensive, deep-dive into the many strategies I’m utilising to get me toContinue reading “Early Retirement Strategy #1 – Compound Interest & The Power of Now.”