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Using Furlough To Practice Being FIRE’d

One in 4 of us are currently on the furlough scheme, a scheme designed by the government to help keep the masses in employment and keep the economy going. Under the scheme, employees are paid 80% of their wage up to £2,500 a month to simply stay home and not work. Yes that’s right, £2,500 a month for not going to work. Free money – a socialists dream. When the scheme was first announced, there was genuine panic. People were too scared to enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity. They were too scared to leave their house. And were too paranoid to enjoy even the littlest of things.   […]


What Is The Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) Movement And How To Obtain It 3

Over the past few years, many of you who are interested in personal finance have come across the FIRE movement. This article will help explain what this movement is all about and how you could be one of the people that follow the movement. What is Financial Independence Early Retirement (FIRE)? Financial Independence and Early Retirement, or FIRE for short, refers to achieving a level of passive income that covers all your expenses and spending commitments allowing you to withdraw from the workforce and retire early. Most people who join the movement hate their jobs and thus aim to create a self-sustaining pile of money that lets them do whatever […]