TFS

TFS


Registered on Monday the 6th of May, 2013

Website: http://thefirestarter.co.uk

Posts by TFS ¬

  1. Sep 13, 2017the garden project – FINAL!
  2. Sep 1, 2017the garden project – days 7, 8 and 9
  3. Aug 30, 2017how to level a garden and lay a flat patio base
  4. Aug 23, 2017the garden project – days 2 and 3 (theres a rat in mi garden what am me gonna do!?)
  5. Aug 21, 2017the garden project – day 1
  6. Aug 10, 2017full time leisure is not the path to happiness
  7. Aug 8, 2017jumping july – income & expenses report
  8. Aug 1, 2017budget for a two week family holiday to France (ferry and driving)
  9. Jul 27, 2017Sennheiser Mx 686G review – plus avoid stans online store at all costs!!!
  10. Jul 21, 2017stopping to smell the flowers – a most unproductive 2 months update
  11. Jun 27, 2017mustachian spotting uk – level 2
  12. Jun 6, 2017You probably can’t outperform the market – here is how you should invest once accepting that
  13. May 19, 2017the burden of wealth – or why i never want to win the lottery
  14. May 12, 2017marathon april – income & expenses report
  15. May 4, 2017mega march – income & expenses report
  16. May 1, 2017Investing in Bullion: A Beginner’s Guide to All Four Precious Metals
  17. Apr 11, 2017what are our long term plans?
  18. Mar 31, 2017thoughts on parenting part iii – the future
  19. Mar 29, 2017folktales of financial faux pas
  20. Mar 24, 2017thoughts after one year of parenting – part ii
  21. Mar 21, 2017thoughts after one year of parenting – part i
  22. Mar 18, 2017matched betting: cheltenham diaries part iii – the thrilling conclusion!
  23. Mar 16, 2017matched betting: cheltenham diaries part ii
  24. Mar 15, 2017matched betting: cheltenham diaries part i
  25. Mar 6, 2017february update – dubai debauchery and happy birthday baby TFS!
  26. Feb 21, 2017january 2017 income/expenses update – tax man traumas!
  27. Feb 14, 20172016 goals failure review, 2017 goal and other stuff I may or may not do
  28. Feb 4, 20172016 expenses review and 2017 budget
  29. Jan 19, 20172016 in re-view: graphs and stuff
  30. Jan 13, 2017december update – levels you devils
  31. Jan 4, 2017matched betting #2 – how to completely rinse 888 casino free play offers
  32. Dec 20, 2016negative savings november update :(
  33. Dec 14, 2016Elizabeth Dunn & David McRaney – you have some great advice but why you hatin’ on downshifting?!?!
  34. Nov 29, 2016lifehacking: parkinsons law, deadlines, procrastination, and baiting the panic monster
  35. Nov 17, 2016matched betting pitfalls to avoid #1 winner.co.uk £200 offer
  36. Nov 16, 2016october update – 2 holidays and a new challenge awaits!
  37. Nov 7, 2016£50 Bonus offer with The House Crowd – 2 weeks left!
  38. Nov 3, 2016buy your broker a couple of porsches or retire 10 years earlier with low cost index trackers?
  39. Oct 20, 2016september update – a perfect storm!
  40. Oct 13, 2016is derren brown a mustachian badass?
  41. Oct 10, 2016Living free NOW. It is for the likes of you!
  42. Oct 5, 2016The House Crowd – New website now live!
  43. Sep 27, 2016and when you should definitely ask “what if everyone did this?”
  44. Sep 22, 2016why you should never ask “what if everyone did this?”
  45. Sep 12, 2016ratesetter: giving santander the middle finger
  46. Sep 8, 2016august update – clothing confessions and liquidity traps
  47. Aug 28, 2016question time: if an early exit opportunity presents itself do you take it?
  48. Aug 19, 2016FIRE is…
  49. Aug 16, 2016compare mortgage renewal period strategies – free calculator
  50. Aug 9, 2016july update – plus the inevitable question gets asked
  51. Jul 29, 2016The House Crowd – tax efficient investing
  52. Jul 22, 2016reading a personal finance blog post for dummies
  53. Jul 14, 2016june savings update – plus why i refuse to chuck away these pants and why i’m considering buying a tesla
  54. Jun 30, 2016shiny new office or just another set of prison walls?
  55. Jun 27, 2016out with the old, in with the new (blog roll update!)
  56. Jun 24, 2016give me one good reason to leave, i’ll give you ten good reasons to stay
  57. Jun 14, 2016an introduction to the house crowd
  58. Jun 7, 2016may madness – income, expenses, savings, general updates… plus tfs gets a pedicure! has he gone stark raving bonkers?
  59. May 25, 2016what’s luck got to do with it?
  60. May 22, 2016robin hood rides again + what are your best charities?
  61. May 19, 2016quick april update
  62. Apr 29, 2016self build your way out of the housing crisis and a free pdf about money creation!
  63. Apr 20, 2016a brief history of the value of time
  64. Apr 7, 2016march update – first full baby budget month!
  65. Mar 16, 2016february 2016 update – and then there were three
  66. Feb 12, 2016january update – expenses, income, and battling a cream tea addiction
  67. Feb 9, 20162016 goals and plans
  68. Feb 3, 2016budget 2016
  69. Feb 1, 20162015 goals review
  70. Jan 28, 20162015 financial review (iii) – investments performance
  71. Jan 23, 20162015 financial review part (ii) – income, net worth & savings rate
  72. Jan 20, 20162015 financial review part (i) – expenses
  73. Jan 14, 2016TFS vs Mrs T death battle spending challenge 2015 results
  74. Jan 8, 2016disastrous(?!) december update – income / expenses and other updates
  75. Dec 31, 2015question time: what was on your frugal christmas list?
  76. Dec 21, 2015Home Is Where the Heart Is – Ten Things Growing Up With House Flippers Taught Me
  77. Dec 16, 2015nutty november – income/expenses and other updates
  78. Dec 10, 2015question time: would you do anything for money?
  79. Dec 5, 2015bathroom makeover – update #2
  80. Nov 29, 2015bathroom makeover!
  81. Nov 24, 2015Going Limited: A Sole Trader’s Guide
  82. Nov 20, 2015freezer leftovers fish broth gumbo
  83. Nov 17, 2015another one bites the dust… (maternity leave and redundancy)
  84. Nov 6, 2015small income diversification to reduce the size of your retirement stash
  85. Nov 4, 2015outrageous october – income/expenses and other updates
  86. Nov 1, 2015in defence of jamie & the sugar tax
  87. Oct 27, 2015solar panels faq
  88. Oct 21, 2015how to get free business banking
  89. Oct 14, 2015my first two weeks – the highs and lows of semi-employment
  90. Oct 12, 2015are solar panels a good investment? a year in review
  91. Oct 7, 2015anything is possible
  92. Oct 4, 2015sensational september – income/expenses and “other” updates
  93. Sep 30, 2015a little taste of freedom
  94. Sep 28, 2015investing in websites
  95. Sep 24, 2015motivation addendum – real life
  96. Sep 22, 2015internal vs external validation + brief goals update
  97. Sep 18, 2015dealing with demotivation
  98. Sep 4, 2015away in august expenses report and market crash net worth update!
  99. Sep 2, 2015the grass is always greener syndrome
  100. Aug 30, 2015step by step guide – how to register for and fill in your self assessment tax form
  101. Aug 21, 2015how to earn £1500+ per hour – claim back tax on your SIPP contributions
  102. Aug 19, 2015random thoughts from york
  103. Aug 16, 2015meet the TFS Mobile II plus a car insurance WTF!
  104. Aug 13, 2015my new favourite shop (top car boot sale tips for buyers)
  105. Aug 7, 2015mini blood bath – july expenses report
  106. Aug 5, 2015uk lottery players: your numbers have finally come up!
  107. Aug 2, 20152015 6 month expense report: C+ could do better
  108. Jul 29, 2015Mustachian Spotting UK
  109. Jul 22, 2015extreme downsizing your housing to turbo boost your early retirement
  110. Jul 14, 2015two years down the track + june goals report
  111. Jul 6, 2015june income/expenses, net worth and savings rate report
  112. Jul 3, 2015early mortgage pay off vs extra investment strategies
  113. Jul 1, 2015introducing the george’s marvellous medicine method of cooking
  114. Jun 29, 2015can you really change your eating habits this easily?
  115. Jun 24, 20153 productive or frugal things i’m doing this week
  116. Jun 22, 2015free to pursue guest post: financially independent despite herself
  117. Jun 18, 2015i’m back!!!
  118. Jun 10, 2015mixed bag may – goals progress + wot we’ve been up to
  119. Jun 8, 2015dos vacays in may – income/expenses, net worth and savings rate report
  120. May 22, 2015spending habits – luxury spending
  121. May 21, 2015spending habits – peer pressure and social spending
  122. May 20, 2015the four spending habits of the financial apocalypse
  123. May 17, 2015blog faq with the finance zombie!
  124. May 15, 2015election brain dump
  125. May 11, 2015topcashback free £460 tesco clubcard vouchers hack
  126. May 7, 2015April Goals Progress
  127. May 3, 2015april showers – income/expenses, net worth and savings rate report
  128. May 1, 2015all change *again* and has my cover been blown!?
  129. Apr 30, 20155 reasons why wordpress is better than blogger
  130. Apr 28, 2015Download Free Magazines From your Library with Zinio
  131. Apr 19, 2015Cash Flow Issues, Share Save, and Net Worth Tracking
  132. Apr 16, 2015Muscle Over Motor Wins Again
  133. Apr 14, 2015Making a DIY Compost Bin
  134. Apr 9, 2015March (Greenfingered) Goals Update
  135. Apr 3, 2015March Income/Expenses Report – Episode III – Revenge of the SIPP
  136. Mar 25, 2015A More Agile Life
  137. Mar 18, 2015Free Daily Sports Massage and Other Adventures in Life Hacking
  138. Mar 14, 2015Car Maintenance Tips for Newbies
  139. Mar 11, 2015My 2015 Goals (Better late than never!)
  140. Mar 6, 2015February Income / Expenses Report – Keep on runnin’
  141. Feb 27, 2015Four Modern Day Paradoxes of Human Construct
  142. Feb 23, 2015When the spectre of redundancy comes calling – have you got enough money to survive?
  143. Feb 13, 2015Combining and Tracking Couple’s Finances, More Moneydashboard tips, plus free £10!
  144. Feb 10, 2015January Detox Challenge II – The Results
  145. Feb 5, 2015January Expenses / Income Report plus Free Spreadsheet
  146. Feb 3, 2015Brain Dump IV – Should we buy an Air Source Heat Pump or New Boiler? Plus the GDHIF
  147. Jan 27, 2015Brain dump III – New Yearly Budget
  148. Jan 23, 2015Brain Dump II – There’s Some Things You Should Know About theFIREstarter
  149. Jan 20, 2015Brain Dump: Expenses
  150. Jan 13, 20152014 Expenses Report – Extreme Bloodbath Edition
  151. Jan 7, 2015Earn Money with Top CashBack (plus free 1KG Protein shake for new members!)
  152. Jan 5, 2015January Detox Challenge II
  153. Dec 22, 2014Are You Out Of The (FI) Closet?
  154. Dec 15, 20145 Ways to Destroy your Monthly Bills
  155. Dec 12, 2014Happynomics and The End Of The World As We Know It
  156. Dec 10, 2014A Personal Finance Quiz (And what theFIREstarter has in common with Kim Kardashian!)
  157. Dec 6, 2014How to Stop Your WordPress Site from being Hacked
  158. Nov 26, 2014My 7 top tips for buying or moving house
  159. Nov 19, 2014Early Retirement, Early Mid-Life Crisis?
  160. Nov 12, 20145 reasons why your commute is toxic
  161. Oct 31, 2014Rip Off Mechanics – or another reason to DIY it
  162. Oct 29, 2014New TFS Towers
  163. Sep 19, 2014Track Your Finances For Free – Introducing Money Dashboard
  164. Sep 16, 2014Alternative plans for FI and a new definition: Frugally Independent
  165. Sep 9, 2014UK FI Blog round up plus Liebster Award
  166. Aug 6, 20141001 tips on Buying in bulk
  167. Jul 30, 2014A Year Down The Tracks
  168. Jul 9, 2014Thoughts on nearly losing my sight in one eye
  169. Jun 21, 2014Why do we buy gifts?
  170. Jun 5, 2014Scanners and Financial Independence
  171. May 28, 2014Life Lessons with Dr Bob Rotella the Golf Psychologist
  172. May 20, 2014Wearing stuff out
  173. May 8, 2014No Meat Challenge – Conclusions
  174. Apr 29, 2014Get your violins out for the middle class
  175. Apr 27, 2014Sunday Question Time – ShareSave schemes, what do you do?
  176. Apr 24, 2014BlogFAQ with Budget Breakaway
  177. Apr 22, 2014How to buy and sell a house in under 4 weeks
  178. Apr 17, 2014How to save money on alcohol with a French Booze Cruise
  179. Apr 8, 2014BlogFAQ with Financially Free by Forty
  180. Apr 2, 2014No Meat Challenge – The Throwdown
  181. Mar 31, 20142104 Quarterly Blog and Goals Update
  182. Mar 20, 2014The Budget 2014 – Does anyone really care?
  183. Mar 16, 2014Two Spendy weekends and a Flat Valuation
  184. Mar 12, 2014Egg Fried Rice with Vegetables
  185. Mar 6, 2014BlogFAQ with Eco Thrifty Living
  186. Mar 2, 2014Pancake Day Recipe – Oat, Seed and Raisin Pancakes
  187. Feb 28, 2014Conclusive Proof that your House should be Included in your Net Worth…
  188. Feb 24, 2014Seeking out some more energy efficiency gains, switching to renewables
  189. Feb 23, 2014Blog update and Weekly Reading
  190. Feb 21, 2014Calculating your Savings Rate: Debunking the Myths
  191. Feb 18, 2014Meet theFIRErat!
  192. Feb 14, 2014Guest Post at Done by Forty: Limit Your Options, Expand Your Wallet
  193. Feb 10, 2014The Fresh Prince of Bel-Fire
  194. Feb 5, 2014The Ultimate Omelette Recipe – with Home Made Coleslaw
  195. Jan 31, 2014Mega Detox Challenge Final Results
  196. Jan 28, 2014Why you need a financial independence plan right now! (And so do I…)
  197. Jan 23, 2014Free E-Books
  198. Jan 20, 201420 Minute Pork Stir Fry
  199. Jan 16, 2014How to cut your car petrol costs in half
  200. Jan 13, 2014How Much are you Wasting on Getting Wasted
  201. Jan 10, 2014The Badass Cookery Class: A Beginners Guide
  202. Jan 8, 2014Mega-Detox Challenge Log
  203. Jan 6, 2014I’ve Joined The Yakezie Challenge!
  204. Jan 3, 2014Mega-Detox Challenge
  205. Dec 30, 20132014 Aspirations
  206. Dec 23, 2013A Conscious Conscience
  207. Dec 22, 2013Random reads this week
  208. Dec 20, 2013Interview with a shamFIRE
  209. Dec 18, 2013Get fit by being lazy
  210. Dec 15, 2013My Favourite Blogs (Part I)
  211. Dec 11, 2013Stop unwarranted junk mail
  212. Dec 8, 2013It’s the weekend of enjoying your journey to financial independence!
  213. Dec 6, 2013Frugal Food Friday: Bacon and Leek Risotto with Sauteed Potatoes
  214. Dec 2, 2013Lessons From Thailand
  215. Nov 26, 2013My Perfect Work Day
  216. Oct 31, 2013Start your FIRE part III – Chopping your food bill in half
  217. Oct 30, 2013Thailand Bound and Posts Challenge Round up
  218. Oct 27, 2013A storm is a-coming (…no not that one, we’re talking about the energy price hikes!)
  219. Oct 24, 2013A Frugal Christmas: My presents system to avoid waste
  220. Oct 20, 2013Sunday Story: Internal Locus of Control
  221. Oct 18, 2013Frugal Food Friday: Home made chicken goujons with sweet salad
  222. Oct 17, 2013Internal Locus of Control: Develop one, retire early
  223. Oct 13, 2013Start your FIRE Part II – Location, Location, Location
  224. Oct 11, 2013Forget work and play golf instead
  225. Oct 9, 2013TFS Challenge Log – blog article posting challenge
  226. Oct 8, 2013Start your FIRE Part I – Making a budget and tracking expenses
  227. Oct 2, 2013TFS blog article posting challenge!
  228. Sep 30, 2013Monday Moan: Conned Commuters, Canyabelieve it?
  229. Sep 6, 2013So I just got a pay rise
  230. Aug 25, 2013So what sort of salary do you need for early retirement in the UK then?
  231. Aug 13, 2013Is it possible to live on £10000 a year in the UK?
  232. Jul 19, 2013A brief interlude – I just cancelled my monthly cinema pass and it felt fantastic
  233. Jul 14, 2013Early retirement in 5 years in the UK… is it possible?
  234. Jul 3, 2013Meet The FIREstarter!