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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

Well I know I always say this, but what a busy month October was! We had a nice holiday away (seems ages ago now!) to Menorca and then had more illnesses in the house, a hospital visit, and clearing out […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post october income / expenses report – stocky horror show appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Nov 13 2018 @ 5:50 AM
It’s been around a month since I started trying out Huel, a liquid food that could in theory provide you with all the nutrients and energy you need, without eating anything else at all. Before a more in depth look at […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post huel “liquid superfood” challenge – one month update appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Oct 24 2018 @ 4:26 AM
One Million Pounds….!   So this is the first part of a hopefully ongoing series of posts organised by new UK FI Blog kid on the block The Saving Ninja, where he will pose a question or “thought experiment” and […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post the million pound question appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Oct 11 2018 @ 3:30 AM
Some crazy blue t-shirt mob running over Tower Bridge, which I was part of! September… done! We had a busy one as always seems to be the case, even though I had just over 2 weeks off, I still felt […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post september income / expenses report – up and running appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Oct 06 2018 @ 5:17 PM
  I mentioned in my last update that I was going to do a new TFS challenge as I hadn’t done one for a while. A few years in fact! To be fair this isn’t much of a challenge, in […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post liquid superfood HUEL challenge (it’s like soylent) – the throwdown appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Sep 13 2018 @ 5:32 PM
Hi all. How was your August? Good I hope! Ours was a bit of an odd one. We spent a lot of time in hospitals (god bless the NHS, hence the pic above!), so didn’t really get up to all […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post august income/expenses report – a bit of an odd one appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Sep 08 2018 @ 4:55 AM
Inspirational graffiti of the week   5 Years! They say a picture paints a thousand words and I think that round yellow face pretty much sums it up for me. Post over I guess! Haha, as if I’d let you […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post My 5 years are up! How did I do? appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Sep 02 2018 @ 5:10 PM
It’s a LEAF! Geddit!?!   We’ve been thinking about getting a new car recently and upgrading from our creaky old ~£1000 beater of a Peugeot 307, and as we are getting a bit bored of owning said make and model, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post can we afford an electric vehicle? let’s run the numbers! appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Aug 10 2018 @ 2:16 PM
Hi! The sun is still shining, and after a brief bit of rain our tomatoes have finally decided to go slightly red, which was nice of them. Yes, they are finally bearing some fruit, and the finances have been following […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post july income/expenses report – bearing fruit! appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Aug 07 2018 @ 8:50 AM
  Well it’s certainly been hot hasn’t it? The picture above could easily be somewhere in the Med but it’s actually Whitecliffe bay on the Isle of Wight, at the start of June no less! I also had 2 weeks […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry... The post june expenses/income report – scorchio! appeared first on theFIREstarter. ...
Posted: Jul 23 2018 @ 3:32 AM

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