June 2016 – Spending and monthly summary

This is my wet worth update and monthly summary for June. This post follows on from my June income fund update. Yep, June; not July or August as that’s how far behind I am. Time to connect the Flux Capacitor, speed up to 88mph and dial back time to a few months ago…

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Some thoughts on investing fees

Your investment portfolio is influenced by many things which aren’t under your control. From the global economies, to national disasters, to surprise company decisions (e.g. Microsoft adding LinkedIn to their professional network), to political events (Presidential elections, Brexit) and even possibly the flapping of butterfly wings around the world. However one area where you do have some control are in managing trading or investing fees.

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Living in the now (my simple philosophy)

I believe that Financial Independence is more than simply following a plan for increased passive income. It can spill over into all areas of life, not just the bank balance. In deciding what to spend money on, you must think of your needs, aspirations and the person you are / want to be. Here are my thoughts on what I call “Living In the Now”.

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