December ’19 – Net Worth and monthly update #16 £543,861 +£3,863

Happy new year everyone, hope you had a good one.

New years eve didn’t exactly go to plan, with us having to rescue a drunk daughter from a house party, meaning we had to leave our neighbour’s party early and see in the new year trying to sober up an emotional 17 year old.

Another year has flown by and we are now in the 2020’s.

Like many other people have been doing, Mrs Fu and I were looking back over the last decade at the changes in our life. We continue to be amazed at how fast time disappears when you are busy in your day to day life. Continue reading

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November ’19 – Net Worth and monthly update #15 £539,998 +£5,592

Christmas is looming fast and we had another busy month on both the work and home front.

The run-up to Christmas on the home front is always manic, as you might expect with six kids in the house.

I also had quite a bit of extra sorting out this month with our rental properties, on top of all my regular work. Continue reading

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October ’19 – Net Worth and monthly update #14 £534,406 +£2,030

A short and sweet update this month, no time to do anything else.

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16 year old getting started on FIRE journey – HOW?

This post lists the practical steps to take for a 16/17 year old aiming for FIRE in the UK.

Our 2nd child of 6 kids, FU#2, has just left school and has started working on an apprenticeship. She is 16 years old and will soon be turning 17.

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September ’19 – Net Worth and monthly update #13 £532,376 +£11,595

We were so busy over the last couple of months, what with weekends away at the caravan during August and the kids going back to school in September, that I forgot to do an update last month.

So if you’re interested in what we’ve been up to carry on reading below.

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July ’19 – Net Worth and monthly update #12 £520,781 +£6,563

Another month flies by in the FU household.

The kids’ social lives continue to dominate our time at the moment, especially Mrs FU’s,  having to organise clothes, transport, and accommodation arrangements for the various activities the little Fus are partaking in. Continue reading

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June ’19 – Net worth and monthly update #11 £514,218 +£9,687

At last some good weather in June meant we managed to get away for a few weekends to the caravan.

Last season at the caravan we tended to just relax and potter about, especially as it was very hot. This season we are aiming to explore the Yorkshire Dales and visit more places. Continue reading

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May ’19 – Net worth and monthly update #10 £504,531 +£69,688

Pension Hunt

April saw an Easter egg hunt, May saw a pension hunt.

Quickly looking back on May my mind goes blank to what we have actually done this month, apart from discovering a large pot of money stashed in pensions from previous jobs that we had 20 to 30 years ago.

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LISA – Was she a swipe right for FU#1?

LISA’s profile – Attractive, seeking short or long term partner (with benefits), preferably aged 18-40, looking to settle down and buy a house with, and/or eventually retire with the right person. Continue reading

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April ’19 – Net worth and monthly update #9 £434,843 +£561

Another monthly update, albeit a bit late, after a busy month filled with holidays and work.

So, what’s been going on in April. Continue reading

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