The Minimum Payment Credit Card Trap

Total UK personal debt stood at £1.6 trillion at the end of July 2018, according to data from The Money Charity. This has risen from £1.5 trillion a year prior, working out as an extra £884 per UK adult. The average total debt per household (inclusive of mortgages) was £58,658.

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Net Worth Report

Monthly Net Worth Report #3 – August

Welcome back to another monthly update! I trust that you are all had a great summer? Things are certainly slowing down a little bit now that we are into September. This month brings my birthday (42 years young!) – serving to remind me that my time is limited and that

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Each Way Betting Report #2 – August

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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Monthly Net Worth Report #2 July 2018

Hello again and welcome to another monthly update! The first formal month of this journey has been a good one! This blogging game is certainly a daunting task to get off the ground but a very enjoyable one at that. I’m learning something new every day and trying my best

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Each Way Betting Report #1 – July

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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Monthly Net Worth Report #1 – June

Greetings everybody, I figured the best way to get my blog started would be to put a financial marker in the sand and so this post marks the start of my financial freedom journey! Like many others in the wider community, my overall goal is to become financially independent and

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Pursue FIRE is Born

About Me

Welcome and thanks for stopping by Pursue FIRE! If you are reading this, then it must mean that you are curious about who I am and why I am blogging about financial independence and retiring early (FIRE). “FIRE = Financial Independence Retire Early” I’ll try to keep things relatively concise

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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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