Am I obsessed with FIRE?

This last month or two I've been playing around with my spreadsheets, looking at savings rates, net worth, investing and the like. I've input my savings, pension balances, and bank balances for the last 5 years, along with mortgage balances and house values and this is what I've come up with:   It's pretty, right? … Continue reading Am I obsessed with FIRE?


Why I Need to be Financially Independent

There's a blog I really like called It's by a US blogger who documents his journey from university through to wage slave and eventually to financial independence. It's inspiring and very entertaining stuff. But what I found most interesting about it was his stories of work; horrible bosses, ridiculous targets, stressful hours and so … Continue reading Why I Need to be Financially Independent