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!

Tell me about ISAs….

What is an ISA? ISA stands for Individual savings account. What actually is it then? It’s just a special pot that has specific rules that apply to it. They are generally used to save for longer term things- like buying a house, or savings for children’s university eduction- but they can be used to save […]...

Why a pension is the best investment you will ever make

Disclaimer- this article will talk about “Defined Contribution” pensions, and make no reference to the other type “Defined Benefit”, if you have one of these pensions, then a) consider yourself very lucky, b) read my other article here Firstly, what is a pension? For lots of people, a pension is something that is not really […]...