I’m now a Senior Associate. Some pearls of wisdom I wish I knew when I started.
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.[…]
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.
Being on the path to FI makes you reassess your life somewhat. It’s all about priorities: you let your happiness take priority over other things and plan to do what makes you happy. Part of[…]
Mr YFG did a post a while ago about depression and working in finance. I thought I would tell my own story, of living with anxiety and doing my job. As Mr YFG has already[…]
I was listening to a ChooseFI podcast this week and it set off my idea for this post about our ideal life. The podcast asked me to think about my ideal life post-FI. If money[…]
Depression. It’s been something I wanted to write about for some time. Particularly given the recent series of tragic high-profile suicides in the media. In a way, I’m glad I waited. For a week or[…]
Mrs YFG here. I recently watched a Ted Talk by Mandy Saligari (Feelings: handle them before they handle you). It strongly reminded me of how I grew up. I have spent most of my life[…]
I’ve got a confession to make… I didn’t really FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early). I didn’t quit my job because I thought I was Financially Independent. Nor because I wanted to retire. In fact, I[…]