Riding The Storm Of A Stock Market Crash

Riding The Storm Of A Stock Market Crash

For the first time since I have been seriously investing in the stock market, I am faced with a crash. I first started buying stocks and shares back in 2011 and enjoyed a very comfortable ride for the first few years. Then, just after the end of the tax year, I...
The Millionaire Tramp

The Millionaire Tramp

Meet Curt Degerman. For 40 years he spent his days searching through the bins of a small Swedish town called Skellefteå. Looking for scrap metal and tin cans. After he died of a heart attack aged 60, it was discovered he had left behind a portfolio of stocks and...
The Maths Behind My London Property Investment

The Maths Behind My London Property Investment

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may have gathered that I’m not the biggest fan of property as an investment. It’s illiquid, undiversified, the fees are expensive and dealing with tenants can become a second job. But having said all that,...
Retire by 40

Retire by 40

The definition of retirement is changing and we’re all screwed. According to the government: “Default retirement age (formerly 65) has been phased out – most people can now work for as long as they want to.” Well. Thanks a lot…....
Investing Made Easy

Investing Made Easy

Ever since launching this blog quite a few old friends have got in touch to ask for advice. You’d think they’d want to know about table tennis, coffee, gambling, or anything really that I claim to be a bit of an expert at. But nope, the most common thing I...
Should I Try and Spend Less or Earn More?

Should I Try and Spend Less or Earn More?

Which do you think is better worth your time: spending less or earning more? It’s actually a harder question than I initially thought. There are some important pros and cons to both, and they’re not immediately obvious. A pound saved is worth more than a pound earned...