Our London Adventure – Part 4

It’s been a while since part 3 of my series of posts on Our London Adventure, but I thought I had better get back to it again or I’ll never finish it off! In the last post, I gave an overview of some of our travels throughout Europe, with much of this taking place between…

Isn’t it obvious that the rich will always get richer?

I’m always bewildered by news stories about income inequality where they continually report that “the rich have become richer” as if this were surprising or something evil. It seems as if the media have a list of cliched statements/themes that they can continually roll out and get a reaction, and this seems to be one that gets a strong…

Why I prefer to simply invest in shares (stocks)

A huge proportion of posts in the personal finance blogosphere are devoted to giving or asking for advice on what people should invest in, but I often feel like this is missing the point in some ways. This is simply because if you are planning on retiring even remotely early, the bulk of your wealth will actually…

Divorce: One of the biggest threats to achieving Financial Independence

I have written previously about the importance of your spouse in achieving financial independence, but the almost unspoken thing about your spouse is that losing them can also destroy your dreams of financial independence/early retirement entirely. For those of you who have not read read the Millionaire Next Door, you should know that being divorced is a factor that makes…

Our London Adventure – Part 3

This is the third instalment in our series about our London adventure. Check out the first and second instalments for the story so far. In the last instalment, we found jobs and a permanent place to live, so it was time to start travelling… Travels I could write all day about travels, but this isn’t really…

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

I wouldn’t have been sure before, and I’m still not completely sure now, but I might be doing something right with this blog as I have been nominated for a second award! How cool is that?! Kittens on a Twitten nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award on 17 June 2015, so that makes two…