Monthly Archives: July 2016

So…What Next?

Blimey, it’s been a busy few weeks at Work.  Work in the mornings before going into Work.  Work in the evening before climbing into bed to get some rest for getting up for Work.  Work at the weekends, that traditional break from Work. I don’t mind busy periods at work, but this one is stretching out towards a month and… Read more »

Safe Withdrawal Rate Experiment – Month 18 – June 2016

Brexit came clattering onto our plates in June.  Let’s have a look at how the safe withdrawal rate experimental portfolio got on with that huge shock;  The standard recap We are now 18 months into my experiment, where Mr Z in Parallel Universe Number 1 pulled the trigger on early retirement.  This is a completely fictitious portfolio. It will hopefully give some insight into what… Read more »

June 2016 – NetWorth and Savings Rate Update – A peak reached?

Dear Savings Diary… Another month rolls on, I saved some money and the world inched forwards.  Well, maybe it inched backwards following the Brexit result.  Sad times indeed, but as The Escape Artist points out the world continues and it’s not the coming of the Fourth Reich. Indeed, it seemed to have a positive impact on many people’s NetWorth, if we… Read more »