My personal finance blog is for weirdos

By | 22nd February 2017

This personal finance blog is for weirdos

Weirdos that want to learn more about personal finance that is.

If you have found your way to my site, you are likely to have an interest in personal finance.

I share tips here I’ve picked up online – that will save you both time and money, and make things much easier for you. I’ll also help you escape the 9-to-5.

Most situations aren’t ‘rocket science’, and can be broken down into easy stages, but do require you to take a step back to consider the position before deciding on where you really want to go and how to get there.

However, sadly, many people just aren’t that interested in finances so won’t be reading this blog. YOLO, as they say.

Apparently it’s ‘normal’ now to pay £50 a month for a mobile phone, £60 a month for a TV package, for nearly 90% of clown cars to be bought on finance, to watch 24 hours of TV a week, to endlessness be upgrading perfectly good items, etc., etc.

So, by definition, we are somewhat weird with our beliefs. It’s something to remember, as the vast majority of people just don’t care.

Kristy over on Millenial Revolution makes an important point – when you understand finances, things become very easy. But, if you don’t, then things can be difficult.

When it comes to personal finance, if others see that your weirdness is getting different results to them, then perhaps they may just want to pursue it themselves and ask you for details though.

Here’s to the weirdos:


and especially to those of us on the F.I.R.E. journey:

If you know what F.I.R.E. means then my blog is for you

If you know what F.I.R.E. means, then my blog is for you

James McBrearty started his own business from scratch in 2006, to help the self-employed.

He helps people to escape from the corporate world and shares his thoughts here on the changing world of work, technology and personal finances; as well as the occasional travel post.

Over the next 10 years things are going to change significantly. James is a follower of frugality and minimalism; and an advocate of F.I.R.E. to minimise the coming disruption.

2 thoughts on “My personal finance blog is for weirdos

  1. FIRECracker

    Us weirdos need to stick together. In fact, I think “weirdness” is an essential part of becoming a FIRE-er. If you’re too normal, you’ll probably be too busy following the herd. That’s okay. Not everyone needs to be weird, but personally, I love it!

    1. James McBrearty Post author

      Absolutely 🙂 Weirdness is good.

      I used to follow the herd with consumerism, but have developed increasing weirdness over the last few years!


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