Monthly Goal Update: April 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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Stock Purchase: Telecom Plus

On Monday 18th May, I purchased 148 shares in the FTSE 250 Fixed Line Telecommunications company Telecom Plus PLC. The share price at the time of purchase was 831.28p. The transaction cost including commission and tax was £1,248.39.  I know more about Telecom Plus as a business than most of the other companies I own shares in because I…

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Stock Purchase: Direct Line Group

On Wednesday 6th May, I invested £1,262 (including commission and tax) in Winston Wolf ‘The Fixer’ or Direct Line Group (same thing) but do they have my back? The share price at the time of purchase was 317.45p. I now own 394 shares. The company floated on the stock market in October 2012, and had you invested…

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Net Worth & Freedom Fund – April 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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FREE Book Promotion / Kindle Publishing Update / My First Book

Just over a month ago, I launched a free book promotion for my best seller at the time ‘Your First Marathon‘ on this Blog. I had taken part in a couple of KDP’s FREE promotions prior to this one, but the downloads I received for the Marathon Book were twice as high in comparison. I…

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Dividend Income – April 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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