Financial Goals

My 2018 Goals

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With the new year celebrations well and truly enjoyed, now is an opportunity to reflect on 2017 and plan for the upcoming year. Last year I didn’t write about formal financial goals on my blog but I thought it could be fun this year. I’m sure as hell it will motivate me knowing you all […]

Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update (December 2017)

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Previous update here. Quick Summary: Well, it’s here. The final Net Worth Update of 2017. I started 2017 with negative $11,565 net worth. This was just a few months after setting up my business. I’m delighted to say my net worth reached an all time high at December 31st, to positive $13,432(!). In 12 months, it’s increased […]

Personal Finance

Yearly Financial Review: 2016

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2015 financial review here. This post is of course, a little late. I’m posting my 2016 financial review primarily because in early January 2018, I’ll review my finances for 2017 and wanted a point of reference for the years prior. I believe reviewing your finances on a yearly basis is enough of a balance for most […]

Dividend Income

Dividend Harvest (October 2017)

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Previous Dividend Harvest here. October brought with it a few showers, some warm weather and a fresh harvest of dividend income. I received dividends from two companies. This is the first time I’ve received dividends from more than one company in a single month. That’s great! Pepper Group Ltd may pay a special and very […]

Dividend Income

Dividend Harvest – September 2017

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Previous Dividend Harvest here. September brought with it a tiny dividend harvest. I maintain – every little bit helps! I received dividends from one company, Cadence Capital Ltd. I held shares in Cadence during 2013/14 which were enrolled in a DRP, and following a poorly timed sale I ended up with a residual of 2 shares valued at […]

Personal Finance

Changes To My Emergency Fund

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Emergency Fund Review As my emergency fund grows to around 3 months worth of expenses, I’m starting to think about how to allocate future contributions. I think a good emergency fund should do two things: The first is obvious! It should provide income incase of unexpected job loss, or a source of funds in a […]

Dividend Income

Dividend Harvest – August 2017

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  What’s a value investor doing, blogging about dividends! That’s a question I don’t really have the answer to, except that I know that I want the option to cease and re-enter work as and when I please well before the official retirement age of 67. Dividends after all, are a part of value – for some […]

Site Updates

Welcome To The New Look Site!

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I’m absolutely chuffed if you’ve found your way here. That means your subscription works or you’re a new visitor, which is super neat. Bear with me as any quirks in the new site are ironed out. If you have any problems accessing content, posting comments or ideas on how to make the site more user […]