Why every % matters…

Well obviously we want to build wealth, but it’s important to realize how even a little extra % gain each year can be significant. Making or losing an extra 1% may seem insignificant over a year, but over a period of several years it’s effect becomes very significant. “Compound interest is the 4th wonder of […]

Taking a step back…

This post started as an introduction to the portfolios I’m planning to track on this blog from now until some far away point in the future thereby demonstrating my stock picking credentials 😉 But it seemed like a good idea to reflect on how I arrived at this point in my investing career. I’ve been […]

2018 NAPS style portfolio update – there isn’t one!

I haven’t posted in a long time and have neglected to post a 2018 NAPS style model portfolio. I explained in my 2017 NAPSesque post that i was nervous about the market and wanted to stay partly in cash. The FTSE 350 actually ended the year c. 8% up whereas my portfolio which was 50% […]