Category Archives: FU #1

21 year old – Net Worth and FIRE plan update

Our 21 year old son, FU#1, has been on his Fire journey for the last 3 years. I last updated his figures in February ’20 here, so let’s check in on his progress.

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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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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.

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Patience you must have, my young padawan.

My son , FU#1, is following an apprentice pathway in his career, as we have detailed in previous posts. He is now 20 and is coming towards the end of the apprenticeship he started in mid 2016. He has done his … Continue reading

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Thanks for doing the washing mum!

Today we have our first Guest post on this blog. Our special (in our eyes) guest blog post is by none other than our first born, little FU#1. It actually feels quite strange to read his thoughts on paper as a … Continue reading

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An Apprenticeship in FIRE-Starting

I was listening to Jonathan and Brad on their ChooseFI podcast all about coding this week and found it really interesting.    They were interviewing Ryan Carson from Treehouse, an online coding tuition course website, who considers coding to be a … Continue reading

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Little FU#1 – Step 3 Devise an Investment Strategy

Recap – This is step 3 in the process to set up a plan for my son, FU#1, to buy a property and reach FI before he is 40 years old. In step 2 of the plan, we set up an … Continue reading

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Free Money – Who wants an extra £250,000 tax free?

Who would like a tax-free birthday present of £250,000, for free?

Me please, whats the catch? How much is it going to cost?

The cost to you, my friend? – Zilch, Nada, Zippo, Zero, Nothing!

This is a scam, right?

No.

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Little FU#1 – Step 2 The Budget

I’m putting in place a quite simple budget plan for FU#1 that doesn’t need a lot of tracking and doesn’t require every little transaction to be logged. I have broken the budget down to 3 main areas. These are Savings, Essential … Continue reading

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Little FU#1 – the plan, steps 1&2

In my previous post on Little FU#1, I outlined the steps I am putting in place for Little FU#1 to start his journey to FI. I intend to do a series of posts to expand upon those steps so that anyone setting … Continue reading

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