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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

Blogger Bio

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 Happy new year! I hope everyone had an excellent Christmas holiday. I had an extremely busy first half of the month; work sent me to a few different conferences, which are always tiring as they tend to go on long into the evenings. Weekends were... The post December 2018 Income & Expenses appeared first on Dr ...
Posted: Jan 01 2019 @ 6:00 PM
A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses. General November has been pretty relaxed, all things considered, despite my new job keeping me busy. The highlight was probably a belated Thanksgiving celebration (as mentioned in previous posts, my girlfriend is American) with Ms FIRE and several of my friends. It was great to catch... The post November 2018 Income & Expenses appeared first on Dr ...
Posted: Dec 06 2018 @ 12:43 PM
All manner of things and experiences, some more obvious than others, can shape how you view money. In this instance, I wanted to delve into the subject of video games and how they may have impacted the way I spend and save. I’ve played video games for as long as I can remember. One of my earliest memories is playing... The post Financial lessons from unlikely places: Video Games appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 25 2018 @ 3:01 PM
The second in a series of thought experiments proposed by Saving Ninja. What would you do if you had ten years to live? In Saving Ninja’s own words: What would you do if you knew with absolute certainty that you would die in exactly 10 years time? It doesn’t matter how you know this or what you will die of;... The post If you had ten years to live appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 18 2018 @ 1:03 PM
A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses. General October has been a month of change; I finished my one year contract at the beginning of October, visited my parents for two weeks and then moved to a new city to start a new job. I’ll miss some of my colleagues, who were very... The post October 2018 Income & Expenses appeared first on Dr ...
Posted: Nov 04 2018 @ 2:36 PM
Inspired by a recent article, I wanted to post a few thoughts on the importance of diversification, whether in finance or in many other areas of life.   I stumbled across a series of articles yesterday, examining how a variety of people living in the UK use their incomes to meet their needs and achieve their goals. One article in... The post The Importance of Diversification appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: Oct 25 2018 @ 12:55 PM
A quick look at the best current accounts available in the UK for cashback. Just like last time, I need to remind everyone that I’m not a qualified financial adviser! This is just information that I have gathered and put into practise myself. See my disclaimer for my information, and make sure you do your own research. Best UK Bank... The post Best UK Bank Accounts for Cashback appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 23 2018 @ 1:42 PM
A quick look at the best current accounts available in the UK right now and why you should consider either switching from your current provider or opening a new bank account alongside your current one. I should probably start this post off by reminding everyone that I am not a qualified/licensed financial adviser! These are just the bank accounts that... The post Best UK Bank Accounts for Savings appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 16 2018 @ 9:02 AM
The Million Pound Question! A thought experiment proposed by Saving Ninja. This is a thought experiment proposed by Saving Ninja – what would you do if you suddenly inherited/won/whatever £1 million?? The only requirement he had was a stream-of-conscious style post, rather than something heavily edited. So here goes… What would I do with £1 million?? First of all, I... The post The Million Pound Question appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: Oct 13 2018 @ 1:11 PM
A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses. I mentioned in last month that September was going to be a nice quiet month and, apart from the first week, it pretty much was. My girlfriend and I went to Greece for a week at the beginning of the month which was a lot of... The post September 2018 Income & Expenses appeared first on Dr ...
Posted: Oct 08 2018 @ 3:20 PM

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