Welcome to SouthWalesFI, all about making Financial Independence possible. I’ll be posting about methods you could use, and ideas to help us on the way.

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Once this is done- it’s time for the articles that will start to help you- the read me first is the best place to start. Once you understand what F.I & F.I.R.E is all about, then it’s onto the really juicy stuff. Anything you haven’t seen/read about before- get stuck in, whether that’s investing or saving– or something related but doesn’t fit into those 2 categories!


Learn from my (F.I.R.E.) mistakes

If anybody tells you that they have never made a mistake, they are either too young to have made one yet (think, really young), or they are lying. Everybody makes mistakes- it’s part of being human. What you do with those mistakes is what sets you apart from others- if you just discard them, or […]...

What is a LISA? 25% bonus, for nothing?

I’ve written a brief piece on LISa’s before when I compared them to SIPP’s here. So, if you want to just compare the two- read over there first, as this is just going to be about LISAs. What is a LISA? It stands for Lifetime Individual Savings Allowance (LISA). It’s quite a new type of […]...

Ultimate list of IFISA providers

Last updated: May 2020 If you aren’t sure what an IFISA is- read this first and then pop back. Whilst writing that post, I realised that there didn’t seem to be a list of all the IFISA providers. So, here we go- these are all the IFISAs that I could find that had a working […]...

My progress to F.I.R.E

Last Updated: May 2020 I’ve seen lots of people post monthly updates as to where they are in relation to their goals- or their FIRE number etc. Though, I’ve been tempted to do the same, I’m not sure what readers might get from it- especially on a monthly basis. So, instead, I thought I’d do […]...

How to invest avoiding fossil fuel companies

Now there are multiple reasons for avoiding fossil fuel companies- it maybe that you think that the world has moved on and fossil fuels haven’t. You could be directly affected- or part of the environment you really care about is being destroyed by them. You might love electric cars and support them- rather than give […]...