A simple approach to successful personal investing with the goal of generating a growing income from a portfolio including cash savings, shares, corporate bonds and government-backed investments, using online savings and brokerage accounts and shielding your investments from tax wherever possible. Making money since 2011
Saturday, 12 December 2015
DIY vs Funds - The Costs
Recently I came across a study that tried to calculate how big the savings of DIY Investing might be - and the results are quite shocking....
Thursday, 10 December 2015
In For A Penny (Portfolio Buy)
I won't try to deny it - 2015 has not been a good one for the DIY Income Investor portfolio, which is currently down about 6% since January.
However, one thing I have learned about investing is that sometimes there are bad years. So, while I'm ready to modify my investment approach, I'm not going to panic. I'm going to carry on using high yield as an indicator of potential value (as well as income). And the latest purchase is about as high a yield as you can find.
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