I often have people ask me whether I think a particular stock is expensive or priced correctly. Valuation is a much an art as a science, and what’s expensive to one person can appear bargain basement price to another. [Read more...]
I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about when and if a correction will come. I just try and get along doing what I’m doing, and let my investments take their own course. However a recent article with an astonishing prediction caught my eye. [Read more...]
I’ve been doing a lot of different things in pursuit of financial independence. There still remains one area that I feel could do with a bit more work. I’m taking some steps to rectify that weakness today.
Starting with stable, well established, consistent dividend growth payers should be part of the core of any investor’s portfolio. However there may be a case to look a little further afield to players that have lower yield. [Read more...]
So earnings season is substantially concluded for almost all companies in my portfolio, US and Australian, income and growth. I was generally impressed by what I saw. Maybe the market does have higher to go still? [Read more...]
I’ve never been one to really contemplate an option strategy, though I’ve been intrigued at the prospect of options to generate income. I read a piece on an option strategy that Warren Buffet has put in place that has started to change my mind. [Read more...]
I’ve received a very interesting work opportunity recently. I’m trying to work through whether this is a net boost to my financial independence or a potential diversion. [Read more...]
While I don’t intend to do a rental update every quarter, last quarter marked a significant step for us on our quest for financial independence. [Read more...]
The 2nd quarter was a productive one as far as the growth portfolio was concerned. Here’s how things panned out.