Superannuation

Superannuation Nest Egg Update (September YTD 2016)

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The last time I blogged about my Superannuation fund  was in January (these are like a 401k or other Government mandated retirement account). Since then, three whole quarters have slipped by. As it is raining today (and a Saturday) I’m sat with a cup of coffee and the chance to review the fund, while I watch the rain […]

Investing

My Investment Journey (so far…)

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Before getting too far into posts on current investment ideas, I thought it might be worthwhile to reflect on and share my investment journey to date. Nothing spectacular, it’s really a story of starting small and testing the water with managed funds before moving to direct equities, ETF’s and LIC’s. My interest in investing started […]

Investing

Investing: the Value of Starting Early

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The Benefit of Investing Early. There is sometimes a temptation to postpone investing, particularly for younger investors considering to invest for retirement. After all, what’s another year or two spent living it up when retirement is so far off! The illusion is that by waiting a year or two, we’re relinquishing relatively small returns. Take Joe, who at age […]