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The UK inflation rate is down to 2.3% in CPI terms. The RPI inflation measure has fallen to 3.3%. Either way, the pound has stopped losing purchasing power like a proverbial drunken sailor on shore leave. This end to our run-in with runaway inflation is to be welcomed – but maybe with a wistful sigh from [...]

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It’s snow joke. (Sorry!)

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Early retirement: The extreme method

In part one of his guest series, Jacob explains how early retirement and living on less isn’t just a self-orientated decision. The planet can’t go on like this, either.

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A long-time reader with a roundabout career fuelled by a love of chemistry tells us his family’s story…

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I have written before about how much interest you’d earn on a million pounds. But how do you make your million pounds in the first place?

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We check in on Jake, the Monevator reader who decamped to the East Anglia to regain control of life

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For the first time in this series, one of Monevator’s female readers pulls up a seat and tells us a story…

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How to help your partner manage the finances if you die prematurely

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There’s plenty of nice things money can buy, but there are also lots of things where more money makes no difference.

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FIRE-side chat: investing to go

Save enough when you’re young enough, and you can let your portfolio do the heavy lifting…

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FIRE-side chat: coasting it

How one Monevator reader is now on a glide path to the finish line…

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Old dog, old tricks

Should older FIRE-ees stop preaching to a younger generation who cannot take this path?

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Two years into FIRE and reality intervenes to make it a year to forget.

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Mrs Accumulator reveals the unvarnished truth about FIRE and life with TA…

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With nearly £3m in investments, pensions, and property, this month’s FIRE-side interviewee is sitting comfortably…

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This month we learn how moving to a cheaper part of the country – or geo-arbitrage – enabled Jake’s young family to live their dream.

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