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The FIRE Engine
Early Retirement
FIRE, financial independence, saving, investing, index funds, early retirement
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Welcome back everyone, to the July 2018 edition of The FIRE Engine’s Net Worth Update. This month has seen quite a bit of change and some milestones, and importantly I’ve managed to enjoy myself plenty along the way. Life July has seen uncharacteristically warm and dry weather for the UK, and although this has caused Read more about Net Worth Update – July 2017[…] The post Net Worth Update – July ...
Posted: Aug 08 2018 @ 9:01 AM
Hi all! Now, from what I understand the readership of this blog is a mix of a) other FI/RE bloggers, b) non-bloggers interested in FI/RE, and c) people who didn’t mean to come to my site, who promptly leave again! Today, I’d like to briefly take a moment to talk about something which may not Read more about How (and why) personal finance bloggers fudge their numbers[…] The post How (and ...
Posted: Jul 27 2018 @ 1:42 PM
Hello all! June has been a fun month! It has definitely been a busy one, nevertheless I’ve been able to enjoy myself plenty. Not financially one of my best months, but nothing that shouldn’t recover with time. Life I took a trip back to my hometown this month to spend some time with my parents. Read more about Net Worth Update – June 2018[…] The post Net Worth Update – June ...
Posted: Jul 04 2018 @ 2:43 PM
I want to talk today about a big change coming up in my life, which should prove for some interesting experiences! As I’ve previously talked about, since graduating from university a couple of years ago I’ve been on a workplace training programme. It’s been fun, and I’ve learned so much in this time. But it Read more about I’m trialling my post-FI life for a year[…] The post I’m trialling my ...
Posted: Jun 08 2018 @ 7:22 AM
Welcome back! This is a part of the month that I always look forward to, being able to plug in all of my expenses and account balances for the month (yeah, I’m sad, get over it). I’ve been doing it every month for over four years now, and it’s always super-motivating to be able to Read more about Net Worth Update – May 2018[…] The post Net Worth Update – May ...
Posted: Jun 02 2018 @ 7:21 AM
In my posts and on Twitter recently, I’ve talked about the fact that I recently changed jobs, giving me a commute that was (in my mind) cyclable. It’s just shy of nine miles each way on a mixture of suburban and country roads, and some cycle tracks. So far, my bike has held up well, Read more about Why I’m replacing my bike with one ten times the price[…] The post ...
Posted: May 18 2018 @ 5:37 AM
Hola! Guten Tag! Bonjour! I’m excited to be able to share that this month, I have had the opportunity to be interviewed by my friend Sir Budget, the great writer behind Budget Like A Sir. Sir Budget’s site and my own came into being at similar times, and we’ve seen each others blogs grow and Read more about How to achieve FIRE in Europe. An interview with The FIRE Engine[…] The ...
Posted: May 14 2018 @ 12:31 PM
Welcome back everyone! It’s been a superb month here over at The FIRE Engine, and I’ve been looking forward to this month’s Net Worth Update to be able to share it with you all. 😃 Employment I started a new job as part of my training programme this month, and while it’s been a killer Read more about Net Worth Update – April 2018[…] The post Net Worth Update – April ...
Posted: May 03 2018 @ 9:15 AM
Hey folks!   For those of you seeking financial independence, the underling maths is shockingly simple, but if you want to make it there any time soon, it pays to keep them at the front of your mind:   Earn more Spend less Invest the difference wisely   Simple, right?   Just following these points Read more about Get your Side Hustle on![…] The post Get your Side Hustle on! appeared ...
Posted: Apr 16 2018 @ 12:00 PM
In pursuing financial independence, having purpose is imperative. Here's my WHY! The post Why do you want Financial Independence? appeared first on The FIRE Engine. ...
Posted: Apr 12 2018 @ 4:45 AM


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