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Net Worth Update (August 2016)

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Previous update here. Hey guys! I’m pretty excited to share this post. Last month was epic, truth be told. I’ve written before that I’m intending to start a small business, and it’s becoming a reality faster than I anticipated. During August I spoke with two accountants and a lawyer for advice on how to structure the business […]

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Net Worth Update (July 2016)

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Previous update here. The headline news in July was that I sold out of my sole investment fund, Novaport Capital’s Smaller Companies Fund (Wholesale). It’s a small cap fund I still like, but I wanted to cash-out and add the money to my emergency fund for the upcoming months. Later in August I’ll no longer be […]

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Net Worth Update (January 2016)

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Previous update here. January was a reasonable month financially. In addition to my regular income, I was paid $434 for some work completed Q4 2015,  received some cash gifts – I turned 30 🙂 and made $70 selling some furniture left over from my previous rental. Account interest totalled $37, well above average due to the timing of payments following my […]

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A Look Back on my Financial 2015: A Yearly Financial Review

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Perhaps one of the keys to financial independence for us mere mortals is to review our finances on a regular enough basis – at least annually. Specifically this might mean looking at expenses and income along with outstanding debts and investment performance. Half of the battle of course is to reflect upon avenues for increasing income […]

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Net Worth Update (December 2015)

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Happy New Year everyone! Whatever your plans for 2016, I hope you have a peaceful and productive year ahead. 🙂 Regarding our regular programming… Previous update here. Overall I am quietly pleased with the holding of ground this month. December can be relatively more expensive due to the festivities (it doesn’t have to be of course). […]

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Net Worth Update (November 2015)

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Previous update here. I’m not too worried about the decline in net worth this month. Cash was down whilst Superannuation increased, as did other investments due to new deposits. The decline in ‘Other Assets’ is a somewhat arbitrary depreciation schedule for a car I bought second hand for $13,800 earlier in the year, in actual fact, I got […]