📈 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 📈”

Monthly Report #8 – November 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. But first off, I have to apologise! I completely skipped a month on these reports (October 2020). The reason is, we moved house in October and thereContinue reading “Monthly Report #8 – November 2020”

Monthly Report #7 – September 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 hit a pretty major milestone this month, which I’m incredibly excited about and extremely proud of! But I’ll get onto a bit later in this post.Continue reading “Monthly Report #7 – September 2020”

Monthly Report #6 – August 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. Still some big changes and sums of money shifting around while we go through the process of exchanging on our new house and selling our current home.Continue reading “Monthly Report #6 – August 2020”

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”

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”

Frugal Win #1 DIY Bathroom Re-Fit

This first frugal win is a really obvious one that I’m surprised more people don’t do. And one that has easily saved us thousands of pounds! DIY. I have a few examples of this, but the biggest one, in terms of savings was when I refitted our bathroom, floor to ceiling, plumbing and all, completelyContinue reading “Frugal Win #1 DIY Bathroom Re-Fit”

Living Frugally – What does it mean?

Herein marks the beginning of an endless series, all about frugality. My intention with this post is to talk about what frugality is and what it means to me and go into some detail on the frugal actions I take which enable us to save money on everyday expenses, purchases and bills. Following this, I’llContinue reading “Living Frugally – What does it mean?”

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”