As another weekend has rolled along, I have, like many people have been tempted to hit the shops and fritter some hard earned cash on frivolous things. Fortunately, I have managed to apply some restraint and am spending my time doing more productive activities which may earn some income in future. Continue reading
An interest rate hike has been talked about in the UK media for quite a long time now. Today interest rates have gone up from 0.25% to 0.5%. Now that, on 2nd November 2017, interest rates have finally been raised after a period of 10 years, what does this mean for investors, particularly those eyeing financial independence. Further interest rate rises are expected, gradually, at the same 0.25% or 25 basis points step. Should we all panic, stay the course by maintaining our current strategies or tweak our future plans. Continue reading
The millionaire next door is one of my top books of all time. This great financial manuscript was one of the reasons which got me serious about saving and investing in 2014. Even though this was a good thing, it is a shame that I had this awakening when I was just about 30 years old. Continue reading
100 Billion Dollars but nowhere to spend it. This has been one of Warren Buffett’s biggest problems in 2017. For us small investors, we are always scrambling to put as much capital as we can as soon as possible into the appropriate investment vehicles. Our problem is having to little cash relative to investment opportunities as opposed to the opposite scenario for Buffett.
However, on Continue reading