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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.   Welcome to another monthly report! Summer suddenly seems to be a distant memory; it’s already feeling cooler on the walk to and from work. Before I know it the clocks will be going back an hour and Halloween will be here. Where has the time... The post August 2019 Report appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: Sep 05 2019 @ 3:49 PM
Part two on my thoughts and experiences on doing a PhD in the UK, and whether or not it is compatible with the desire to be financially independent.   Welcome back to (a very belated) part two! In part one I talked about what a PhD involves, and the benefits you receive at the time.   In part two, I... The post Is a PhD compatible with Financial Independence? Part 2 ...
Posted: Aug 29 2019 @ 7:43 AM
News reports claim that the government plans to raise the state pension age to 75. This post talks about my thoughts on the topic.   Over the weekend I saw a news article on twitter, suggesting that the current government is planning to raise the state pension age from 68 to 75 over the next few years. On checking Google,... The post UK Government to raise the State Pension age to ...
Posted: Aug 20 2019 @ 6:54 AM
I’ve been converted to podcasts! A look at some of my favourites over the last few months.   Until recently, I was never a podcast person. If I was at home, then I either want to hang out with Ms FIRE, or play a videogame / boardgame. Friends told me that they listened to them at work, but I found... The post My newfound appreciation for podcasts appeared first on Dr ...
Posted: Aug 13 2019 @ 8:05 AM
A post to mark one year of blogging. Where has the time gone!?   This week marks one year since I first bought a hosting plan from SiteGround* (yes, it’s an affiliate link) and published my first blog post. Crazy how time flies! In that time I’ve written 40 blog posts, and have a few more half-finished lying in my... The post Happy Birthday to me! One year blogiversary appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 06 2019 @ 10:24 AM
A recap of the latest month and a look at my income and expenses.   Did everyone else survive that heatwave out of nowhere?! Of course, as I write this post, we’re back to the stereotypical wet British summer, but those few days of blistering heat were something else. Walking to work in that weather was almost as bad as... The post July 2019 Report appeared first on Dr FIRE. ...
Posted: Aug 01 2019 @ 6:33 AM
In short, I was interviewed over at FIREhub.eu. Go check it out! FIREhub This is a quick post (much shorter than usual!) to highlight that I was interviewed over at FIREhub.eu as part of their Bloggers on FIRE series. They asked some pretty good questions; in particular I expanded on why I want to reach financial independence, and what advice... The post FIREhub interview & other things appeared first on Dr ...
Posted: Jul 25 2019 @ 1:09 PM
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

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