Category Archives: FU MON CHU

Which Index Funds do you invest in?

Throughout the FI community the default advice on investing and building wealth seems to be  “…invest in low-cost index funds…”. So when deciding to invest, whether in a pension, Isa, or other investment vehicle, just buy your low-cost index fund … Continue reading

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June ’18 – Net Worth and monthly updates

I’ve fallen behind on posting recently and have been put under pressure as Mrs FU seems to be taking over my blog lately. She has generally been on my case about my laziness and procrastination, and has been mocking me … Continue reading

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£1m Pension Pot – How to climb the mountain and when to stop saving.

In the UK news this week it has been reported that, for a comfortable retirement,  people need to save a ‘pension mountain’  of £260,000. Cue the doom-mongers and naysayers. ‘Who could ever hope to save this amount of money?’ Using … 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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The Bride of FU MON CHU

Mrs FU MON CHU is generally quite cynical. She quite often ridicules my latest interests/fads and it is quite difficult to get her on board to new ideas even though she is very intelligent ; ) . Once she is convinced … Continue reading

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The Awakening of FU MON CHU

Despite being reasonably financially savvy, or so I thought, I was surprised to realise I had been sleepwalking on a financial hamster wheel for the past several years. My financial education had come mainly from mainstream media sources, such as … Continue reading

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This is my first post – About Me

Hi, I’m FU MON CHU Why FU MON CHU? I know it’s a bit cringy, but it just came to me when thinking of a pseudonym linked to the theme of this blog page – so I just went with … Continue reading

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