📈 Weekly Stock Market Portfolio Update 📈

Just a quick one this week! Overview Last week, the public account had been up and down a lot. Mainly looking like it was going to finish down overall as we headed into Thursday. However, Friday’s gains really put a spin on that! Start point: £9,142VsEnd point: £9,284 🟢 £142 Insights It looked like theContinue reading “📈 Weekly Stock Market Portfolio Update 📈”

Make Money Online – Ep. 1: The Gravy Train

Welcome to the first instalment in my ‘Make Money Online’ series. Product flipping is something I have been doing for about two weeks now. And man, is it powerful! So, what is it, you ask? What is ‘Flipping’ Flipping, or retail arbitrage is exactly as it sounds. You’ve heard of people who flip houses, right?Continue reading “Make Money Online – Ep. 1: The Gravy Train”

FULL YEAR 📈Stock Market Portfolio Update📈

Welcome to my first ever YEARLY stock portfolio update! What a year it has been for the markets! I’ve realised gains in my portfolio this year that I did not think possible in Q1. Here’s a rundown of my portfolio performance, insights, activity and holdings in 2020. Overview Start point: £1,591.06VsEnd point: £8,256.44 That’s growthContinue reading “FULL YEAR 📈Stock Market Portfolio Update📈”

Frugal Win #3 – Broadband Super Switch!

How to save more than you might think on your home broadband by doing a super switch! The internet. It’s a household necessity. Now more than ever I think it’s safe to say. So, when I got an email from my current provider, Virgin a few weeks back saying they were going to increase ourContinue reading “Frugal Win #3 – Broadband Super Switch!”

Monthly Report #2 – April 2020

It’s that time of the month where I disclose my finances to you, in full and update you on my progress towards financial independence and early retirement. Spoiler alert: still not there. However, I made some huge jumps towards my goals this month. Having been promoted, I’ve seen my salary jump by 13%. As aContinue reading “Monthly Report #2 – April 2020”

Investment Account Disclosure – April 2020

Gain/Loss: April has been a good month for my portfolio, thanks to an early bounce-back from the Coronavirus plummet in the previous month. Starting from the top-left, you can see I ended last month at £2,638.27 and finished this month at £3,298.29. A total gain of £660.02! This means I’m up, as you can seeContinue reading “Investment Account Disclosure – April 2020”

Monthly Report #1: March 2020

This is the first instalment of my monthly reports, where I’ll be disclosing my financial circumstances as of the previous month, with snapshots of the spreadsheet I use to track everything! You can download your very own template of my spreadsheet at the bottom of this post. I’ll go into a bit of detail onContinue reading “Monthly Report #1: March 2020”

Early Retirement Strategy #1 – Compound Interest & The Power of Now.

In my previous post, I told you all about my story. I also told you how I track my current expenses, which gives me visibility of what to expect in retirement. This enabled me to calculate my FI number. What follows is a comprehensive, deep-dive into the many strategies I’m utilising to get me toContinue reading “Early Retirement Strategy #1 – Compound Interest & The Power of Now.”