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Dr FIRE

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Name:
Dr FIRE
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Investing, Financial Independence, Personal Finance, UK
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
England, United Kingdom
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Academic
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Latest Blog Posts

A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses. General First of all I should apologise for the late post. I only got back from my holiday a few days ago, and have been catching up with life since! June was busy busy. I went to Spain for a few days at the beginning of... The post June 2019 Report appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: Jul 14 2019 @ 2:52 PM
An entry into the Microfiction series started by Marc over at Finance Your Fire.   Below is a (very) late entry into Marc’s Microfiction challenge over at Finance Your Fire. The idea is simple; he states a word, and participants have to write a short story (~350 words) that includes that word. I warn you now, there is no mention... The post Microfiction #1 – fire appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: Jun 23 2019 @ 9:03 AM
Another in a series of thought experiments proposed by Saving Ninja. What unpopular opinions do you hold?   This is number six in the series. In Saving Ninja’s own words: A different opinion is somewhat frowned upon in our clique based society, but some of the greatest minds of all time were outliers. They weren’t scared to go against the... The post Unpopular Opinion appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: Jun 15 2019 @ 6:56 AM
A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses. General May has been another pretty good month! Making the most of the bank holiday weekends, seeing family and friends and just generally relaxing. In some ways, May is a glimpse into how nice life would be with an extra day off each week. In the... The post May 2019 Report appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: Jun 02 2019 @ 12:32 PM
A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses. General Spring is here! I’m sat writing this, looking out at a warm sunny day. My girlfriend and I even ventured outside for some of it, to basque in the sun and catch up on some reading. Some of my non-native colleagues are amused by the... The post April 2019 Report appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: May 12 2019 @ 3:03 PM
Another in a series of thought experiments proposed by Saving Ninja. What will you do when you retire?   This is number five in the series. In Saving Ninja’s own words: 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 money ever again. But,... The post What will you do when you retire? appeared first ...
Posted: Apr 15 2019 @ 6:50 AM
A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses. General I mentioned last month that we had just moved into a new flat, so this month was busy unpacking and rearranging everything. Not much exciting to tell, but it now looks great. We’ve settled in already, and are looking forward to living here for the... The post March 2019 Income & Expenses appeared first on Dr ...
Posted: Apr 10 2019 @ 12:51 PM
My thoughts on what a PhD in the UK involves, and whether it is worth doing on the path to FI.   I read a great post by Frugasaurus recently – “Why getting a PhD is a terrible idea if you are on the path to financial independence.” It raised a lot of valid points, and was a very interesting... The post Is a PhD compatible with Financial Independence? appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 24 2019 @ 10:02 AM
A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses. General Climate change, eh? Just last month it was snowing outside whilst I was writing my January report. Then along came February, breaking temperature records and getting everyone hyped for the summer. I saw students walking around the campus in shorts! Madness. Of course, Brits will... The post February 2019 Income & Expenses appeared first on Dr ...
Posted: Mar 07 2019 @ 6:24 PM
Another in a series of thought experiments proposed by Saving Ninja. What would you do if you lost everything? Before I begin, this is actually the fourth in the series. I didn’t take part in the third one, which can be found here. It was an interesting question though, so I may well revisit it in the future.   Now,... The post What would you do if you lost everything? appeared ...
Posted: Feb 19 2019 @ 9:33 AM

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