June 18, 2017 Jason Greetings from a beach in Spain! This post’s short and snappy, with a simple message: ‘the rich’ think about money differently to ‘the poor’. That’s the main thing which holds many people back, preventing the shift from payday to payday financial anxiety, to being financially secure, forever. So what do the rich … Read moreHow the rich think about money
May 27, 2017 By: Jason Off in the distance, on 5 April 2039 to be exact, looms the possibility of our income receiving a boost from the UK government – that’s our state pension ‘retirement’ date. The thing is, although Ju has more qualifying years than I do, neither of us have enough to max … Read moreVoluntary NI Contributions – Are They Worth It?
If you want to achieve financial freedom or retire early, there is one simple truth you’ll almost certainly need to understand and follow.
May 4, 2017 By: Jason Eighteen months ago we removed the need to work for a living. For us this meant we no longer needed to be employees (or contractors) for big business. And in turn it meant we took back control. Control, at a very personal level. Which I can assure you was, and still is, … Read moreThe Bewildering Joy of Taking Back Control
May 6, 2017 Jason I come from a hard-working family. My Dad clawed at the black stuff, working the faces of the coal mines deep under the English midlands. My Mum sewed clothes in a local factory. They taught me the most valuable lessons about not wasting money, lessons which have set me up for … Read moreHow to Build a Spiralling Wealth Machine
May 25, 2017 Jason Aged 43 we quit work about 20 months ago, making us ‘early retired’, ‘financially independent’ or ‘financially free’, whatever you want to call it. Realistically, we could survive into our 90’s (yeah, if I poured all this beer away maybe…), which gives us a potential 50 year ‘retirement’ ahead of us. … Read more20 Months into a 50 Year Retirement