Dividend Income – December 2014

I plan on recording my monthly dividend payments on this blog for you all to see. I had a Goal for 2014 of producing more than £300 in Dividend payments, which I hit in September. My Dividend Income Goal has been extended (Version 2) to £550.  This post will collate all of the dividends I’ve received this month and how I’m…

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(My Ambitious) 2015 Goals

It’s a Swedish tradition to leave money outside your front door overnight on the 31st December. It’s supposed to bring you money in the New Year. I don’t believe in superstitions but I’ve joined Miss FFBF for the last three years and I’ve decided to do things a little differently this year. The actor Jim Carrey, and…

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UK Gathering – FI / PF Blogger & Readers – 3rd January 2015 UPDATE

Back in October, I set up a UK gathering for Bloggers and Readers of Personal Finance and Financial Independence. You can find the original post here.  There has been some interest in the meet up and I’m really looking forward to meeting you all. We’re now just 2 weeks away, and I wanted to send…

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Stock Purchase – BHP Billiton

On Tuesday 9th December 2014, I bought 73 shares in the FTSE 100 mining company BHP Billiton. The share price at the time of purchase was 1404.98p. The total cost with charges included was £1,042.71. I have perhaps moved a little quickly on this purchase as the price has fallen further since last week. At the time of writing it’s now…

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Housing Dilemma – What would you do?

Miss FFBF and I have a housing dilemma. You could also view it as an opportunity. Don’t worry we didn’t buy a Zoo and we’re not planning on that (just yet), I’ll come onto the picture later. We had a long chat about what we should do and we couldn’t come up with a definitive answer.…

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Income & Expenses – November 2014

One of the main reasons I started a Blog was to publicly record all of my Income and Expenses each month.  There were two main reasons why I decided to do this: Accountability – Just knowing that I’m going to be writing down all the pounds and pennies that I spend each day is reason enough not to go…

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Net Worth & Freedom Fund – November 2014

I recently added a new page to the Blog which tracks my Net Worth and Freedom Fund. I’m going to be recording the value of each one at the end of every month, just as I do with my Dividend Income, Portfolio Value and Income & Expenses.  I’ve written a brief description to how I calculate…

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Dividend Income – November 2014

I plan on recording my monthly dividend payments on this blog for you all to see. I had a Goal for 2014 of producing more than £300 in Dividend payments, which I hit in September. My Dividend Income Goal has been extended (Version 2) to £550.  This post will collate all of the dividends I’ve received this month and how I’m…

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