June 2020 Update

As we approach the half way point of 2020, Covid-19 is certainly still an ever present factor but life does continue to slowly return to normal. So much so, that when walking around the city it is easy to forget that we are still in the midst of a global pandemic. What is strikingly apparent … Continue reading June 2020 Update

May 2020 Update

As Covid-19 continues to consume 2020 month by month, it seems hard to believe that we are already in the middle of May. Here in Germany the impact of the virus has been kept to a minimum, certainly compared to other European countries and as a result the lock-down measures in places are finally starting … Continue reading May 2020 Update

April 2020 Update

It's been another roller-coaster month on the stock markets as Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc across the world. After our last update the markets continued to fall but have since started a tentative recovery after death rates decreased in China and then later in Italy and Spain, providing a ray of hope that there is … Continue reading April 2020 Update

March 2020 Update

Whoa, what happened there?! Ouch, what a month. 2020 is turning out to be one crazy year, record stock market highs followed by one of the biggest stock market crashes since the great depression. Covid-19 has had a massive impact on the global economy with the majority of the world in lock-down, including us here … Continue reading March 2020 Update

February 2020 Update

February has been a month of good and bad news. The bad news, we missed our monthly savings goal again. The good news, one half of Team FIRE Bear got a promotion and subsequent pay rise. As the stock market continued to explode and hit even more record highs, we took the decision to invest … Continue reading February 2020 Update