One thing that gets forgotten in bull markets is that good investing is primarily about limiting risk. The reality of investing is that participating in the game in a sensible way will deliver excellent results, but take too much risk and you end up out of the game. That’s why I like to keep my […]
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One of the reasons why I have a soft spot for listed investment companies is that their overall fee levels are usually quite reasonable, and in some cases, extremely reasonable! Recently, the ASX has seen a number of new LICs hit the boards, some with some pretty aggressive fee structures. Investors should consider the fees […]
A short post this week. Here’s a chart I look at all the time. It’s a very simple chart indicating the growth of a portfolio given a certain starting amount, a constant investment amount per month, and a consistent return split equally between dividends and capital growth over time. Nothing earth shattering here. The […]
Its nice to report that my most recent quarter saw everything proceed as planned. I continued to make investments in line with my plan, and while markets weren’t great, I managed to eke out a positive return thanks in no small part to my dividends. Total returns over the quarter: 3.06%, beating the market slightly. […]
An interesting article caught my eye today. The outgoing Chairman of ASIC, Greg Medcraft, gave an interview to the AFR to discuss his six and a half years as chairman. Along with some interesting discussions on banking profitability and a willingness to go after banks in interest rate rigging cases, the major thing that caught […]
One thing that gets forgotten in bull markets is that good...
One of the reasons why I have a soft spot for listed...
A short post this week. Here’s a chart I look at all the...