Investments

Recent Buy: Thorney Opportunities Ltd (TOP.AX)

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Thorney Opportunities Ltd (TOP.AX) is an Australian listed investment company which concentrates on producing absolute returns for shareholders over the medium to long term. Its primary focus is on the careful selection of investments which enable it to be a constructive catalyst towards unlocking the value in the companies that it identifies. It invests mostly […]

Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update (May 2018)

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Previous update¬†here. Quick Summary: Five months into 2k18. Pretty fricken crazy. Autumnal scenes have definitely come and gone – but at times the trees were stunning. The highlight of my month was the birth of my nephew. God he’s adorable.¬† I’m really glad my brother and I live fairly close so I can visit him […]

Dividend Income

Dividend Harvest (May 2018)

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I’m a value investor with a taste for dividends. I’d like to live off the dividends from my portfolio when I reach financial independence. Every month I record the dividends harvested from my portfolio in my trusty Numbers spreadsheet and report them here for you to enjoy too. View the previous Dividend Harvest here. May […]

Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update (April 2018)

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Previous update¬†here. Quick Summary: April was a productive month – one of the most productive I’ve had in a while. I can only put that down to having a bit of extra time over Easter to rest and work on my PhD. The momentum has stuck which is superb. My blog reached a few milestones […]

Investments

Recent Buy: Capilano Honey Ltd (CZZ.AX)

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If you buy honey, play a game with me – go find the jar and look at the branding – It’s okay, I’ll wait. If it was one of Allowrie, Wescobee, Barnes Naturals or Capilano then you buy Capilano Honey! Capliano have held somewhere between 45-52% of the Aussie market over the past decade. Capilano […]

Investments

Recent Buy: Smart Parking Ltd (SPZ.AX)

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Smart Parking Ltd (SPZ.AX) designs, develops and manages parking technology that is used mainly in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. It listed on the ASX as an Australian small-cap in 2013 as “Car Parking Technologies Ltd”. Interestingly, and important for understanding their financial data, the company was listed prior to 2013 as “Empire Beer […]

Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update (March 2018)

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Previous update¬†here. I had a relatively quiet start to the year and in February especially. This lead to lower income in March. I suppose it’s part and parcel of being your own boss and not having a regular salary! It really struck me this month how important finishing my PhD is becoming. I’m still at […]