Feb ’21 – Net Worth and monthly update #31 £664,152 (+£2,644) 96% FI

A cold February month has had its good parts and bad parts for us.

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Jan ’21 – Net Worth and monthly update #30 £661,508 (+£9,087) 96% FI

A scary statistic I saw the other day – we are already more than 10% through 2021!

It was a boot up the backside to start making some progress, as it feels like I have not done or achieved anything much yet this year, or even that the year has even properly begun.

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Dec ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #29 £652,421 (+£28,939) 95% FI

Well, what a year 2020 was.

We started January ’20 in an optimistic mood looking forward to upcoming family holidays throughout the year, celebrations for a couple of milestone birthdays (including mine) and a family wedding in the summer.

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Nov ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #27 £623,482 (+£22,006) 93% FI

This month’s lockdown went by pretty quickly, probably because not much changed in our daily lives apart from not being able to go to restaurants and the kids’ football being cancelled. Continue reading

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Oct ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #26 £601,476 (+£17,037) 91% FI

Following on from the positive tests for Covid in the FU household last month, everyone has now recovered.

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Happy 18th Covid Birthday, FU#2

It had to happen, didn’t it?

Covid swept through the FU household in the last couple of weeks. Continue reading

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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 June ’20, so let’s check in on his progress.

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Sept ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #25 £584,439 (+£8,469) 90% FI

No sooner had the kids had gone back to school in September, they were back home at various times during the month. In fact, they’ve yet to complete a full week at school due to positive tests within their bubbles. Continue reading

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August ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #24 £575,970 (+£6,969) 89% FI

Another busy and eventful month in August.

We took advantage of the Eat out to Help Out scheme this month. We made the most of it and went out a couple of times each week, as it is usually too expensive as a family of 8 to eat out. Continue reading

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July ’20 – Net Worth and monthly update #23 £569,001 (-£36) 89% FI

The last few days saw a chaotic reintroduction of localised lockdown measures in our area with very confusing rules being announced, with a few hours notice, late last night.

After much searching to try and find out the details, we realised it does not change much for us personally, apart from not being able to visit our parents in their home.

So what have we been up to this month?

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