Making a financial investment decision is (or should largely be) a review of the greatest benefit given your target goal and strategy. But there are occasions that you just have […]Read more
Category: Investment Strategy
It’s April and It’s ISA time again !
It is that time of the year when here (in the UK) we get a new ISA allowance. Amazingly (given some of the wider taxation rules) we still get to […]Read more
Dividend Reinvestment – does it matter what strategy you have ? (Part 4)
In Part1, Part 2 & Part 3 I have looked at my initial idea, expanded that to a wider and deeper base and finally looked at a full on simulation […]Read more
Dividend Reinvestment – does it matter what strategy you have ? (Part 3)
In Part 1 & Part 2 I just mused on an idea about dividend re-investment (over a relatively short time period and few holdings). in Part 2 I looked at […]Read more
Dividend Reinvestment – does it matter what strategy you have ? (Part 2)
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
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
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
Should we consider chunking up retirement into different phases ?
One of the things about the Trinity study (akka the ‘4% rule’) was that it made the assumption of a fixed (corrected for inflation, so growing) annual amount taken out […]Read more