Brexit! So what?

I’ve been watching with a mixture of amusement and interest the recent events around Brexit in the UK over the last 24 hours. I’m going to share with you how I’m dealing with this massive event. [Read more…]

The latest look at my venture portfolio

It’s been a little while since I’ve shared what’s going on inside my venture portfolio, one of the smaller but potentially potent planks in my path to financial independence. Here’s the latest. [Read more…]

How are you approaching retirement?

I’ve been reading too many overly pessimistic articles recently on how people are inadequately prepared for retirement. It’s prompted me to share my thoughts and reflections about how I’m preparing for it.

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Why I’ve struggled with a concentrated portfolio

Many of the greatest investors in the world have maintained concentrated portfolios. Unfortunately I’ve decided that this approach is just not for me. [Read more…]

More stress for faster freedom? No Thanks!

I recently had an opportunity to take an interesting short term side project for some short term additional cash. The learnings from the experience surprised me.

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My thoughts on risk and reward

I occasionally get asked why I have so many different portfolios and asset streams. I thought I’d take some time to explain my strategy. [Read more…]

An update to my options writing strategy

I set out on an experiment writing options late last year. I want to provide an update on how thing are progressing. [Read more…]

Your portfolio is a living, breathing thing

While buying and holding is a great investment approach turning a blind eye to what’s in your portfolio can be a recipe for disaster. [Read more…]

Why you always have the fire for financial freedom

I am often content taking things fairly casually at work. However every now and then something happens that sharpens my focus on financial independence. [Read more…]

Deferred Dividends for younger investors?

I was recently reading an investment book that got me thinking about the concept of deferred dividends. I want to introduce that to all of you here. [Read more…]