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March ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #19 £501,581 (-£24,317)

Well, March has been an interesting month in the FU household. Everything used to be about the B word in the news but now it’s all about the C word.

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February ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #18 £525,898 -£15,143

February has been an expensive month for the FU household, both in terms of money spent and the loss in value of our investments due to stock market drops.

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Net Worth update of 21 year old on the path to FIRE

Our first child of 6, FU#1, has been on his own path to FIRE for a while now, so I’ll do a quick update on his progress.

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How I’m going to FIRE in 5 years

In my December ’19 update, I mentioned that we were aiming to FIRE in 5 years time in 2025. I was asked in the comments about my FIRE number but due to my laziness I didn’t reply. I appreciate comments … Continue reading

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January ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #17 £541,041 -£2,820

January has been hectic as usual and has flown by as a result. We’ve been busy at work and home, with many things going on as usual in our 8 person family.

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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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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