What we're about

For people in and around Manchester and the North West to meetup and discuss their financial independence journey. Whether you are just starting your journey or have already FIREd come and learn, share and be inspired.

We are part of the network of ChooseFI facebook groups see https://www.facebook.com/groups/ChooseFIManchesterUK/

Upcoming events (5)

Investing in the time of pandemic

Online event

****7pm start for 'Investing in the time of pandemic****
****6.30pm start for members who are new to FI****

We want to be welcome to all FIers wherever they are on their journey so we are introducing something different for our new members who are new to FI. We'll start each of the MCR FIRE sessions with a half hour 'appetiser' a quick tour of FIRE for those just starting out on their journey. Log on at 6.30pm.

Investing in the time of pandemic - Log on for 7pm

MCR FIRE’s first online meetup was 17 April 2020, one month into lockdown when markets were plummeting. It felt a scary time not least financially, it was a time before unprecedented was a cliché.

Over one year on we will be reflecting back on that conversation and discussing what has it been like investing in the time of pandemic

· What assets have performed well and what have not?
· How have our personal portfolios fared?
· How has this year compared to other black swan event years?
· What has it taught us as investors?
· How has your strategy changed, if at all?
· Has it been different for those working towards FIRE and those who have achieved FIRE?

How much do you need to be financially free?

Online event

****7pm start for 'How much do you need to be financially free?''****
****6.30pm start for members who are new to FI****
We want to be welcome to all FIers wherever they are on their journey so we are introducing something different for our new members who are new to FI. We'll start each of the MCR FIRE sessions with a half hour 'appetiser' a quick tour of FIRE for those just starting out on their journey. Log on at 6.30pm.

How much do you need to be financially free - Log on for 7pm
Looking at what households really earn, and what they really need to live on, we home in on what minimum, moderate and comfortable retirements look like, and help you decide what your future might look like.

How I got started on my FI journey - member stories

Online event

****7pm start for 'How I got started on my FI journey - member stories'****
****6.30pm start for members who are new to FI****
We want to be welcome to all FIers wherever they are on their journey so we are introducing something different for our new members who are new to FI. We'll start each of the MCR FIRE sessions with a half hour 'appetiser' a quick tour of FIRE for those just starting out on their journey. Log on at 6.30pm.

How I got started on my FI journey - member stories - Log on for 7pm.

In this month's meetup, a number of our members will be sharing their stories about how they got started on their FI journey, what was their lightbulb moment, what they have learnt along the way and what they would tell their pre FI self.

Manchester August FIRE meet-up - Social - all TBC

The Salutation Pub

Pending restrictions lifting and the availability of the Salutation Pub - we are planning on August 2021 being our first face to face meet up since February 2020.

This is very tentative and we will review the date nearer the time.

If it does go ahead there will be no agenda or presentations. It will be an informal get together and chat.

It is a lovely old pub and serves food.

Address is
12 Higher Chatham St, Manchester M15 6ED.

It is just off Oxford Road near Manchester Metropolitan University, 10mins from Oxford Road Station and 18mins from Piccadilly.

Let's hope we can meet - in the meantime stay safe.

Past events (10)

Investing in property - my thoughts after 10 years

Online event

Photos (12)