Shares vs. Property

The age old question which has been argued a hundred times before.

Should you invest your money in the stock market or real estate?

This is a question I have and still grapple with myself, the returns from both of these forms of investment are compelling. Why I eventually landed where I did though is hopefully enough to sway you.

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General Financial Ignorance

In my previous post I mentioned an article about a 30 year old who planned to retire at 35 with $1,000,000 (AUD) invested.

When you go public with your financial independence plans I guess you have to expect some criticism. Some of the replies to the Facebook article about Pat’s plan were just plain incorrect though.

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No but seriously, where is the catch?

So you are a sceptic. I like you.

Even though you can see my financial history right here you still believe there is something more to this. No millennial can own their own home at the age of 27 in Sydney, Australia one of the most expensive cities in the world without help.

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$370.01 and the Nitty Gritty Financier

Here it is, the earliest bank statement that I could find. The birth of my financial life.

Who am I though and why should you listen to what I have to say about financial matters?

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