Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update (December 2016)

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Previous update here. Quick Summary: December flew past as I kept up hours at work as best I could. The biggest change that occurred was moving house into a small studio apartment closer to work. This cuts my commute by 2 whole hours each and every day, with 10 extra hours each week I can use for producing income, […]

Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update (November 2016)

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Previous update here. Hey there! In a strange sense of déjà vu, November seemed to slink by quietly, like a whale migrating south for winter. Mostly I enjoyed the month, formally worked 4-days/week in my new job and scrambled on the other days to complete work for the University then get a little relaxation (no progress on the PhD, actually I’m now […]

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

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 […]