We went to a Counting Crows concert in August – see photo attached. We try to go to a couple of concerts each year – this year we went to a total of four. In other news, it’s time to look at the numbers in my August monthly summary. This post follows on from my August income fund update. Did summer end on a good or bad note?
Financial independence can be a long, boring (ideally!) but also rewarding path. Here’s a look at some useful metrics to keep motivated along the way.
There’s been quite a slew of stock selling posts in the blogs I read lately and today I’m joining them. I sold some shares today as the market reached yet more all-time highs; here’s why and what I’ll be doing with the proceeds.
Another month has come and gone. I’m taking a little time out from updating the UK Dividend Champions list in order to post my August Income Fund update. Click on to read how I fared this month.
It seems like just last week I was writing out June’s monthly summary. Wait…I was! I’m catching up so this is my wet worth update and monthly summary for July. This post follows on from my July income fund update. How did I do? Let’s take a look under the financial covers and see…
It’s past time for my bi-yearly budget review to accommodate any changes since I updated Budget 4.0 at the start of the year. The updated 2016 budget allows small course corrections to take account of changes to living expenses. Since it’s a mid-year adjustment, I’m not increasing the overall amount. But there are changes nonetheless and I’ve had to adjust my Savings philosophy to some extent.
July was another solid month for growth and income. Click on to read my July Income Fund update.
Q: If you owned shares in a company, and that company went bankrupt; would you A) wish that the company had paid you $100 in dividends while you owned the shares, or B) hadn’t paid any dividends at all?
Continue reading “How would you answer this question?”
I don’t sell stock very often but I decided to sell out of one company this month. I used the proceeds to buy more of another stock that I hold. Read on for the details …