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theFIREstarter

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Name:
theFIREstarter
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Frugality/Saving, Earning More/Hustling
Start Year:
2013

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Location:
Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
IT
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Latest Blog Posts

  This will be the inaugural part in what I like to call “Lame FIRE analogy of the week” šŸ™‚ Having kids definitely makes you think about a lot things as you watch them develop, well it does if you […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post drawing outside of the lines appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Jun 27 2019 @ 3:53 AM
Welcome to The Saving Ninja’s thought experiment #5. This time he is asking us to think about the following: A different opinion is somewhat frowned upon in our clique based society, but some of the greatest minds of all time […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post the contrarian – thought experiment #6 appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Jun 18 2019 @ 4:43 AM
A totally non-perfect scene from our recent holiday   They say that “perfection is the enemy of good” and I wholeheartedly believe in this mantra. But it is usually applied to situations around either business/entrepreneurial endeavours e.g: You can’t wait […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post perfection is the enemy of happiness appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Jun 12 2019 @ 7:20 AM
  Living in a caravan for a couple of weeks can teach you a lot about human nature, apparently. (Oh sorry did I not mention that we’ve just got back from a holiday in the South of France? šŸ™‚ ) […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post caravan psychology and economics 101 appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: May 28 2019 @ 3:16 AM
Hey all, Iā€™m back! We spent just over 2 weeks in France in caravans (3 of them!) and although at least 2 of them were pretty swanky by caravanning standards (the decidedly non swanky one is shown in the picture […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post home comforts appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: May 23 2019 @ 4:07 AM
TFS Jr playing pilot šŸ™‚   As mentioned in a few of the previous posts, I have gone a bit radio silence on the blog for the last few months, especially with regards to the monthly updates. The truth is […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post autopilot appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Apr 30 2019 @ 3:30 AM
As parents to a 3 year old girl who, weirdly, loves chocolate (!?!) we naturally had to engage in the yearly tradition of going for an Easter egg hunt last Sunday. She loved it! Since then it’s been requested that […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post the egg hunt is just as enjoyable as the chocolate appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Apr 26 2019 @ 3:53 AM
  We’ve just been having a long overdue clear out at home, to declutter and tidy up a bit, and make more efficient use of the space available in our modestly sized home We also popped along to the first […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post consuming non-consumables and the broken windows theory appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Apr 24 2019 @ 8:02 AM
  Welcome to instalment #5 of SavingNinja’s thought experiments. This time around he asks:   “Life is good. You finally did it! You pulled the plug on your day job after reaching financial independence. You never have to work for […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post plans for life after FI – thought experiment #5 appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Apr 16 2019 @ 3:20 AM
  I may preach to the choir, but to what do you aspire?   25x expenses you must acquire and you can retire!   but then what, I must inquire to be happy d’you require?   to seek fame, be […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post to lift yourself higher, walk your own FIRE appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Mar 26 2019 @ 4:55 AM

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