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December 2020

Monthly Update – December 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, this post outlines the performance of the income portfolio in December. We will also look at the overall performance since it’s inception in October 2020.

It's OK to Overspend... Sometimes

It’s OK to Overspend… Sometimes

If you spend time perusing the personal finance blog-o-sphere, you will come to two conclusions. One, you need to reduce the amount you spend. Two, you need to increase the amount you make. While that advice works, it could use a little wiggle room.

November 2020

Monthly Update – November 2020

It was another good month for the Income Portfolio! Read on to see how the portfolio performed, along with my savings and investments for the month.

What is Dividend Growth Investing?

What is Dividend Growth Investing?

Dividend growth investing has become a popular investment strategy in the last few years, but what exactly is it? This post explores the concepts behind dividend growth investing.

October 2020

Monthly Update – October 2020

October 2020 was an interesting month in the markets. In this post, I will discuss my savings and investments along with stocks I plan to purchase in November. 

Income portfolio

The Income Portfolio – An Introduction

In October 2020 I started a new portfolio with the aim of increasing my income. This post outlines my rationale behind the portfolio, and what is to come in this series.

Budgeting

The Stoic Guide to Budgeting

Budgeting doesn’t have to mean cutbacks and restrictions. If used correctly, it can be a useful tool in your personal finance toolbox.

Types of Mutual Funds

There are a number of different types of mutual funds on the market. How do you know which one to choose? This post explores the various types of mutual funds available.

What is a Mutual Fund?

Mutual funds are a staple of many investors portfolios, but what exactly are they? In this post, we explore mutual funds and similar financial instruments that can offer you diversification at the click of a button. 

The Emergency Fund

What is an emergency fund? In this post, we explore the concept of emergency funds and discuss the benefits of having one.

Cash

Cash is King as the saying goes, but does this apply to your investing? Cash is one of the traditional asset classes, along with Stocks and Bonds. In this post, we will explain why cash is a useful asset to have in your investment portfolio and what you can expect to gain from it.