The weeks have flown by in the blink of an eye and it’s time for another update.
I managed a savings rate of 39.4% – entertainment/social costs with the family, and birthday outings added to the expenses.
My average savings rate has continued to plummet – it’s now at 47.1%. It’s not been easy keeping to my usual spending routine with family around. Still pretty good I guess but I don’t have many months left in the year now to try to drag it up to my target of 50%. I’ll just try to get as close as possible in that case.
The markets continue to be buoyant in the face of Brexit doom-gloomers and my portfolio now stands at £81,511, a gain of over 4.8% from last month. It didn’t seem that long ago that I broke the £70k barrier, yet here I am sliding past the £80k mark – a combination of new investment capital and investment gains. I know that this figure could just as easily drop (eg when Brexit actually happens) but right now, my portfolios are heading in the right direction.
Dividends and Other Income
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