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Personal finance is at heart a language, that you can pick up like any other…

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Covid restrictions were easing, and I was mildly thrilled to be in the garden of some dear friends – a couple I’ve known for decades. Thanks to lockdown building works, their house had grown since I’d last seen them. So had their twin boys. But my friends still had some personal growth to do. They’ve [...]

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The best person to ensure your mortgage is always paid is staring at you from the mirror…

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The Accumulator’s seven year FIRE journey condensed into seven minutes (ish).

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The Accumulator sets alight the torch of freedom and goes full FIRE. TLDR: he’s left work for good.

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Money is stored energy

I’ve thought about money so long this way I assumed everybody did.

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If you’re ever assailed by doubts in the night then this post is for you.

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The Accumulator shares his financial origin story and the trauma that put him on the path to FI.

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Don’t waste money buying expensive gifts

You can give your credit card a break by giving less expensive presents, but there’s a catch – they need to *mean* more…

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What if FIRE doesn’t work?

The Accumulator rolls out his battle plan to keep the faith when he goes full FIRE.

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The miracle of compound interest could really work some magic if we all became centenarians…

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Is it worth giving up coffee for a million pounds? The latte factor claims it’s your decision to make…

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There are huge immediate financial rewards from getting out of debt, but the mental pay-off may be even greater.

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How to prepare for a recession

Note: This article on recession preparation has been updated in light of the COVID-19 virus pandemic. The coronavirus is upon the West. Stock markets are in free-fall. Almost all measures that can slow the virus down and save lives will hit economic activity. This challenge could persist until we see a vaccine or until as [...]

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David Sawyer is back to show us how he does Money Dashboard his way…

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The FIRE debate goes into its final round. Will TI and TA make up or go out in a blaze of grenade-lobbing glory? Does this question even need answering?

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