Category: Updates

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Net Worth Update – December 2016

The year 2017 has started, which means it is time for the six monthly check of how the net worth balance book is going. Having just finished looking at how my 2016 goals went, the details are hot off the press. So to see what the last six months have provided, read on. Given the ASX has moved from around 5310 to 5720 over the six months, it would be a fair guess that the share portion of my holdings did well. They defiantly performed better than the previous six months which was just above flat. I have also been...

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Dividend Update – 2016 Q3

Time for my third dividend update. Can you pick the spot where in the dividend graph below I decided that the house was paid off enough to start putting some of my money into shares rather than just paying off more of the mortgage? Or how about the point in the interest graph where the house was fully paid off and the mortgage payments were redirected to savings? Graphs are good at showing changes and progress, and that is why I love them – especially for passive income. If you are new to these updates, then my first update lists more detail...

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Net Worth Update – June 2016

After a wonderfully relaxing, almost month-long vacation – I am back. Did you miss me? I know I didn’t, but then I am with me almost 15 to 20 hours a day (depending on how much sleep I get). Now I am back, it is time for my second net worth update. My last net worth update was back at the end of 2015 where I had just cracked the $1.15m mark. Let’s see how the last 6 months have treated me… Firstly, the share market (all ordinaries) over the last 6 months has been up and down a bit, but...

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Dividend Update – 2016 Q2

So, I have finally got to a point where I can create a second post on a recurring topic – my second quarterly dividend update (and passive income in general). I must say it is a nice change from thinking about the best way to structure a topic, or from having to crystallise my point of view on a topic. You would be surprised how many times I go to start a post only to realise that there is more thinking required on the topic before I am comfortable with my viewpoint. This time however, it is all facts and figures. Bring...

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Dividend Update – 2016 Q1

I have finally got around to tracking, calculating and graphing my dividend income. It took three attempts to find a tracking/recording system that I like enough to keep using. I found a few trackers online, but none gave me the specifics I wanted without the overhead I didn’t. If you know of any good ones, please let me know. As a result of having a nice system, I will now be providing a quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, Nov) dividend update/interest update for my passive income for those of you who are interested (pun intended). Yes, I am a little late on...

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Net Worth Update – December 2015

I know this December net worth update is a little late, but given it is my first one since finding out I was an accidental millionaire, I hope I can be forgiven. My intent is to post updates at least every 6 months. The Australian tax year is from 1st July to the 30th June, so updates at the end of June and the end of December seem to fit perfectly. If anything notable changes I may post updates more often, but those two I intend to be a minimum. I also hope to start monitoring my passive income with regular...