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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

  A very brief update just so people know what’s going on! I handed my notice in on the day of the last post I made, so it’s all done and now counting down the days. Exciting / terrifying stuff […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post resigned to my fate appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Feb 12 2020 @ 5:16 AM
Will not be purchasing anything like this any time soon!   Good day, month and indeed new decade to you people!   As usual things have been quiet on here for the last few months, hopefully will pick things back […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post pre-resignation finance health check + 2019 end of year review appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Jan 27 2020 @ 5:22 AM
A very rare political post for me, but having kept quiet on original Brexit vote and regretting it after, I can’t let this one go without comment. The Brexit referendum was supposedly a done deal for Remain and that turned […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post get johnson and the tories out – vote tactically! appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Dec 12 2019 @ 5:43 AM
Not with this set up!!!   It’s one of the most predictable rejections to the idea of FIRE out there isn’t it? We’ve all heard it before in many articles that go short on the FIRE lifestyle. The funny thing […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post won’t you get bored? appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Dec 03 2019 @ 6:00 AM
Random photo from Summer   Hey all! Sorry for the radio silence around here for the last 3 months. Summer happened and things kinda got out of hand haha. Anyway, thought it would be best to kick off posting again […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post random update – aka what the hell have I been up to over the last 3 months!? appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Sep 18 2019 @ 3:30 AM
  This will be the inaugural part in what I like to call “Lame FIRE analogy of the week” πŸ™‚ 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? πŸ™‚ ) […] ↓ 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, I’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

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