Yikes, financially it was a choppy month in the markets. How did this impact my portfolio? And what else have I been up to in December?
And it’s now that time loved or hated by personal finance bloggers, where we get the numbers together and review the previous month’s performance. But this month will be different. It’s the first big drop in the markets on both sides of the Atlantic. How did everyone fare? And more importantly, how was the month […]
This week economists were surprised when inflation was lower than expected at 2.4%. And this started me thinking about inflation as a concept, was it good, bad or even necessary? As a child I used to think inflation was all good – I assumed everyone has a bigger mortgage than their savings. And yes, that’s […]
Lately, I seem to be writing a lot of posts about money. I’ve covered net worth updates for June 2018, my investment portfolio and why $1m net worth is not enough for me to retire. But despite all those words about money, I don’t actually believe money is the key to enjoying life. Money doesn’t equal […]
So as I settle into FIRE blogging, I realise I haven’t actually shared the nitty-gritty investing details yet of what’s actually in my investment portfolio. As in the actual investment instruments I hold and the amounts allocated to each. And more importantly, why I’ve made those decisions, and what I did to get comfortable with […]