Q4 2021

Quarterly Update – Q4 2021

The rollercoaster of 2021 has come to a stop. In this update I look back on Q4 2021 which had some hugely positive developments from a personal finance point of view.

August 2021

Monthly Update – August 2021

As Ronan Keating says, “Life is a rollercoaster in the financial markets”. (I may have added the last part in). An up and down month but positive overall.

Income Portfolio July 2021

Monthly Update – July 2021

Did the Income Portfolio recover from June’s poor performance? Not really, but it’s not all bad news! Three new additions to the portfolio to discuss.

June 2021

Monthly Update – June 2021

The rollercoaster of investment life continues! After underperforming the S&P 500 in April, and outperforming it in May, it was back to underperformance in June!

May 2021

Monthly Update – May 2021

May was a good month! Progress on the house front, a solid return from the Income portfolio and I finally took the plunge into crypto so I’ll cover that too.

April 2021

Monthly Update – April 2021

April 2021, the month of the Doge! In a month where Dogecoin rose 528%, this mere mortal not only underperformed the mighty Doge, but also the S&P 500!

Why Money Makes Me Happy

Why Money Makes Me Happy

It may not be the most Stoic thing to say, but money makes me happy. Not necessarily money itself, but what it represents and provides.

March 2021

Monthly Update – March 2021

March was a fun month! The Income Portfolio had a positive month, and I dipped my toe into the crypto world. Read on to see the performance and details.

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.