My Goals for 2017

New Year. New Challenges. New Perspective. Now that I’ve reviewed my performance in 2016, I can turn my attention to setting goals for 2017. I learned a lot about myself last year, perhaps more than in previous years, so let’s see how I get on with putting that into practice for the year ahead. I started…

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2016 Goal Review – How did I do last year?

Did I earn the cheque in 2016? Back in December 2014, I wrote a cheque to myself for £100,000 (see picture above). At the time of writing the cheque, I was earning less than £30,000 a year. The thought of earning this sum of money in 12 months was pretty unbelievable to me but I wanted…

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UPDATE: FIRE Escape January 2017

Despite my New Year enthusiasm, it looks like setting up a FIRE Escape within the next couple of weeks is just too short notice for most people. Not to worry!It’s clear that the FIRE Escape weekends still interest people. I just need to allow more time for people to commit. Therefore, I’ve decided to delay the January…

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FIRE Escape – January 2017

I’m now 6 weeks into my new lifestyle in Cambridge and it’s been bloody marvellous so far! I’ve settled in very quickly and it already feels like home. There are a couple of things I miss from moving down here. Both of which are simple, yet important to my existence: Broadband Friends Ahh, broadband. Those were…

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Where I’m Investing My House Sale Money

Hello friend,It’s been a while hasn’t it. I hope you’re keeping well. Lou and I have finally settled in to our new home in Cambridge. We still have work to do, but the tasks are becoming less relevant and most people wouldn’t notice them. It feels like ‘home’ already, which I am quite surprised by, and most…

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Matched Betting – Have you blocked IE Snare?

Short post from me this morning, but a very useful one for those of you that do Matched Betting.  My ‘Blogging Buddy’, Guy, from Early Retirement Guy and Matched Betting Guy has just created an excellent guide on how to block IE Snare.  If you do Matched Betting, and you’ve not blocked it on your computer,…

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We’re moving to Cambridge – We might be FI!

Where the hell have I been?July has been a life changing month for me. I don’t say that to exaggerate or to create drama. Seriously, it’s been huge. There’s a lot to update you with, so strap yourself in folks…Lou and I have decided to sell our house and move to Cambridge. In fact, we accepted an offer over the…

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EU Referendum – We’re out! Does is matter??

It’s just been announced that the UK are leaving Europe this morning. TV, Social Media, and the internet have all fired off on the topic. But, what does this truly mean to us?I share my vote, and my view in this short video. Check it out, and let me know your thoughts!

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Matched Betting Q&A #2 – Join us Live!

UPDATE: LINK TO JOIN OUR HANGOUT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0sHcxVU354 Guy from Early Retirement Guy and Matched Betting Guy is joining me once again for another Matched Betting Q&A live on Google Hangouts this weekend. The last one went down really well from our perspective. It created a host of follow questions and we were delighted to see people…

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An honest video… I wanna quit!

I didn’t want to film this video. I don’t like to admit I’m struggling or feeling weak, but I want to be as real as possible in how I conduct myself in life and in these videos…A lot of people on Youtube/Blogs talk about their achievements or about how cool everything is going in their…

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