Tag: Getting Minted

Financial review at 31 December 2019

Twelve months Summary This is an update on my previous reviews of four and six months ago. A total return for the year of 20.24% growth, slightly above the FTSE All Share total return index growth of 19.17%, results after draw down expenditure in a capital uplift of 15.87%. Six years of drawdown results As…

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Back in the UK

Last month I wrote about beginning to go global as I increased my non-UK exposure in response to the unstable political and economic situation. The impending general election could have resulted in a change of government to one much less supportive of business and of investors. In early November therefore I reduced my UK exposure…

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Sleepless night

I had moved to London to start my first proper job in my early 20’s. At first, I moved into a hostel and shared a room and ate in a communal dining room and watched TV in a communal lounge. It was a more downmarket version of my student hall of residence from an earlier…

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