I decided to wait until the full end of the month before doing my month-end accounts. I honestly couldn’t be bothered and it takes me maybe too long to do a good job and the analyse the results. I’ll wait until the new year and then post. Instead, GFF will be basking in the warm […]
The cold winds of Autumn have put an end to our Summer of booming optimism. Now, it’s coming to Winter and you should be on the look out for Bear Markets! Instead of hibernating this year and letting us enjoy a Santa Rally, global warming has meant that they are awake, cranky and desperately hungry […]
Just thinking about what I wrote yesterday and I think that I’ve been a bit unfair. One of the things about time and money is that it’s nobody else’s business what you do with it – in some cases even if what you are doing is illegal, dangerous or just plain stupid; it’s your time […]
I read this article on the BBC which is all about the how spending money you don’t own is a recipe for disaster or to put it another way “Overdraft woes: ‘We were one bill away from disaster’”. Since the general consensus in the UK is that you are not responsible for your own financial decisions, […]
I’ve just uncovered a mistake in my Expenses Spreadsheet. It tracks all of my Income, Outgoings, Assets, Liabilities and Transfers. I’ve been keeping it in some form for 17 years and if I spent as much time as I have working on it, learning the piano, I’d be a maestro!
One thing that the Gentleman loves and always has is a good graph! If a picture says a thousand words, then a graph says a thousand data points! A good graph can summarise a lot of thought and allow you to understand something that is truly complex with just a few lines.
This week has seen some pretty volatile movements in the stock markets. I’ve not been paying much attention to the news but I’m sure it’s a combination of US sanctions, problems in the Middle East, blood letting FAANGs and new next financial crisis beginning. It almost makes you take you eye off the Brexit shenanigans!
how having quiet family time beats a midday pint any day of the week.