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 […]
Of all the financial commentary that appears online every day/week/month/year, by far the most interesting to me are Howard Marks’ monthly memos. In particular, the last two have been packed with insights, and with the most recent one being released a week ago, I wanted to share some things that could be beneficial to private […]
One of the most common questions I get from others is also one of the most frustrating questions I get asked. And with the sharp decline in the price of Telstra over the last couple of weeks, its probably time to address it. Far too often does someone say to me something along the lines […]
A short post this week. Here’s a chart I look at all the...
Its nice to report that my most recent quarter saw...
An interesting article caught my eye today. The outgoing...