FREE Book – Download My Best Seller

Tomorrow, Sunday 29th March 2015, my best selling e-book ‘Your First Marathon’ will be available for free on Amazon for anyone to download – Here’s a link to Amazon on the UK and US. If the links don’t work, you can search for it under the book title or author. You don’t need to have a Kindle to…

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Stock Sold For Kindle – BKG and GSK

Selling Shares for Kindle You won’t see a lot of these posts, but I decided to sell shares in two companies that I own. The main reason behind my decision was based on raising capital for my Kindle Project. I assigned myself enough money to publish at least 10 books on Kindle. I’ve currently published…

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Stock Purchase: Centrica

On Friday 6th March 2015, I purchased 445 shares in Energy company Centrica. The share price at the time of purchase was 244.87p per share. The total cost including charges and commission was £1,100.12. I made this investment in my taxable account.I initially purchased shares in Centrica on 13th March 2014. The share price back then was…

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UK Gathering Spring 2015 – The Round Up

Spring UK Gathering (Minus Bill and Al) Wow, what a weekend! On Saturday 21st March we held the inaugural Spring Gathering for UK Bloggers and Readers at Stratford upon Avon. People came from far and wide to be there (from Surrey to Wensleydale). There were 12 of us in total. I want to thank you all for coming along.…

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Income & Expenses – February 2015

I started tracking my Income & Expenses in March 2014. By committing to tracking these numbers and sharing them with you all on a monthly basis, I benefited from questioning every single penny I spent. For the rest of 2014, I managed to keep my expenses under £10,000 a year or £833 per month.I will…

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UK Gathering – Next Weekend!

Good morning all We’re now less than a week away from the UK Gathering in Stratford Upon Avon, and I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait! I posted the details on where we’re going to be meeting on UK Gathering – Spring Update recently. It’s still a little early to tell how the weather is going to…

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Net Worth & Freedom Fund – February 2015

Freedom FundThe accounts below generate income for me, and my long term goal is for that income to increase to a level that covers my expenses on an annual basis. The amounts display the current value, not the cost.  My expenses are currently approximately £10,000 per year (£833 per month).  The average yield from my…

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NISA iWeb Charge Increase – Act Now!

I wanted to drop a quick post out to everyone in the UK that like me, are deciding on opening a NISA with iWeb for the new Financial Year. I just noticed an announcement on their website that their opening account charge is going to increase from £25 to £200 in the next week! From…

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Monthly Goal Update – February 2015

I achieved all four of my intended financial goals for 2014, including the Version 2 and 3 Targets. Yes that’s right…… I’m awesome! During my end of year review I found that I’ve become very strong at managing money. Once I have money in my possession, I’m very good at saving/investing it and I choose not to spend…

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Dividend Income – February 2015

I plan on recording my monthly dividend payments on this blog for you all to see. I earned £9.88 in the whole of 2013, £590.33 in 2014, and I have a goal to earn £2,000 in Dividends for 2015. This post will collate all of the dividends I’ve received this month and how I’m tracking against my Dividend Goals. I will reveal which companies…

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