The ChooseFI podcast is my morning commute jam. One of their questions at the end is always: what’s your worst financial mistake? It made me think. I’ve made a few cock-ups in my time. Luckily[…]
This post is a response to Saving Ninja’s 4th Thought Experiment (you can find the others here). @SavingNinja poses this thought experiment asking for a ‘stream of consciousness’ response: You wake up one rainy morning and after checking[…]
Just because pension schemes can invest in alternative assets, doesn’t mean they should.
My investing journey. Starting from when I was a young pup in my teenage years through to today. I hope you find it an interesting story
Back in October 2018 Patisserie Valerie (PV) shocked the markets by announcing they had been “notified of potentially fraudulent, accounting irregularities” in their accounts. From nowhere, PV had a huge, almost £40m, cash black hole.[…]
Podcasts are like buses. And (un)luckily for you lovely readers I’ve recently appeared on two podcasts! First up is the Financial Independence Europe podcast. I talk about how I reached FI. What being retired early[…]
The usual reaction to someone disliking their job, or their job negatively affecting their life, is “move”. I get this suggestion often, and I know a few readers have also suggested it. I work long[…]
You can’t keep the forensic accountant shackled. Here I talk about the economics of divorce.
Time to reflect on my top books of 2018.
Our anniversary weekend took a turn for the unexpected. Instead of looking longingly into each others’ eyes over champagne afternoon tea, we got to sample the delights of our local hospital.