In part 1, I started to look at whether it mattered when I re-invested a dividend received in a stock and found it makes little difference (certainly if the same […]Read more
Dividend Reinvestment – does it matter what strategy you have ? (Part 1)
I have written before about re-investing in solid income bearing, slightly unfashionable stocks. I had an interest in seeing what happened over time to some renewable companies (long before I […]Read more
Are we going Cashless ?
I recently went over our spending and budget for the year. One of the things I put down was a reduced estimate of cash use (£125 pcm, so £1,500 over […]Read more
Life is Too Short – Forgive & Move On
Today will be a 2nd kind of surreal afternoon. First was last year as we unlocked in the summer. — I met my first wife at a good mates birthday […]Read more
Personal Investment Policy
In the same way a Statement of Wishes (SoW) is meant as a direction to executors of an estate (ie direction but not cast in stone), I rather have the […]Read more
A blast from the past – Economics circa 2011
Just looking at some old stuff and came across a post I made in November 2011. Ireland was just starting to grow out of its last crash (partly by lowering […]Read more
Time to Change the Car (Part 2)
I started thinking about changing my car in the summer of 2019. I wrote in November of that year about how really I should consider my car as a FIRE […]Read more
2020 Budget – what happened ?
When I looked at my plan for 2020 little did I realise that it would utterly be turned on its head. That said, sure things turned out different, but there […]Read more
Platform Costs – Do they Matter ?
I have used Hargreaves Landsdown as my Pension & Investing platform for over 4 years. Yes they have higher fees than many and a dubious record in recommendations (which I […]Read more
Am I mad to sell a house for £30K less than market value ? Exploring the Perception of Value
I just sold my late mums house in 9 days for nearly about £30k less than I could have made … am I mad ? Let’s see …. […]Read more