Pursue FIRE _ A Lesson in Lifetime Earnings

Making Peace With The Past – A Lesson In Lifetime Earnings

In the hustle of everyday life, there is a tendency to focus on the here and now when it comes to money. Regardless of your money-management ability, we are wired to the cycle of pay-day; monthly bills, discretionary spending and, if we are smart, putting money away into savings. Please

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Pursue Fire Each Way Betting Spreadsheet

Each Way Betting Spreadsheet

In response to growing questions about Each Way Betting and requests for spreadsheet assistance or templates, I will walk you through my own personal approach to this and you are free to take a copy of my personal spreadsheet and tailor it to your own needs 🙂 Now, before we

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How To Calculate Personal Rates of Return

How To Calculate Personal Rates Of Return

In my previous post, we examined the differences between time-weighted and money-weighted rates of return and how the latter can be significantly affected by the size and timing of cash flows. It’s also, therefore, likely to be the most accurate method to calculate your actual personal rate of return as

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Net Worth Report

Monthly Net Worth Report #5 – October

Hello and welcome to another monthly net worth update! October was pretty nasty, wasn’t it? Markets had one of their worst months for some time and we seemed to have skipped autumn and gone straight to winter in the UK. Despite the storm clouds gathering from an investment perspective, I

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Each Way Betting Report #4 – October

This is the Pursue FIRE Each Way Betting Report. Each Way Betting is a side-hustle in testing. Starting with a bank of £500, horses are selected for ‘each way bets’ based on nothing other than their perceived statistical value across a number of bookmakers using specialised software from OddsMonkey Each month

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Know Your Returns

Know Your Returns

With the end of the year fast approaching, attention will soon shift to reviewing 2018 as a whole and establishing how much progress has been made towards longer-term financial independence goals. Hopefully, the year is shaping up to be a great one for each of you! A significant component of

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The Opportunity Cost of Home Ownership

Mortgages…. most of us have one, but do we really understand their true cost, not just in terms of money but also in terms of freedom? According to the Financial Conduct Authority Statistics on Mortgage Lending, the outstanding value of all residential mortgages in the UK currently stands at £1,417

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Net Worth Report

Monthly Net Worth Report #4 – September

Hello and welcome to another monthly update! September has been a busy month. I celebrated my 42nd birthday with a night away at a lovely country pub which was a real treat; my eldest two children started back at school (hooray!) and work has been busy as it always seems to

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The Full Guide To Each Way Betting

The Full Guide To Each Way Betting

Is it possible to beat the bookmakers at their own game and win money over the long-term by betting on horse racing without any knowledge of the sport? Does betting using purely a pricing edge really lead to success? Find out in the Pursue FIRE | Full Guide to Each

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Hello and welcome to Pursue FIRE. My name is Dan and I am the owner and author of all content on this site. I am passionate about personal finance and look forward to engaging with you.

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