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Buddy Thomas

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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As its the 1st of the month i wanted to post an update on how things have been going, i think it looks better posting a “budget” update every few weeks rather than every other day and its just easier, gives me a better idea of the jumps my investments have been making, so to start of with…. eToro If you read my previous post about eToro i took the ...
Posted: Sep 01 2017 @ 6:41 PM
Ive been reading up on a lot of different investment platforms lately and have decided to try out eToro and Funding Circle eToro The idea of dealing with stocks and shares sounds like an ideal way to earn some extra money but going at it alone is too daunting, after reading on various blogs about how to go about reading the market, picking the right stocks, where to invest etc ...
Posted: Aug 20 2017 @ 7:10 PM
Ive just signed up to Money Dashboard, the UK equivalent of Personal Capital in the US, a great little tool to show how you spend your money and where it all goes, this is now going to be my go to source for keeping track of everything i do with my money. My favourite part is the Incoming vs Outgoing graph….. Its pretty easy to understand, ideally i want more ...
Posted: Aug 15 2017 @ 1:30 AM
A few months ago i decided to get into investment my money for the future, ive never had a clue about stocks, shares or private pensions but after a few hours of reading around the web i choose to use Hargreaves Lansdown as my investment service. Heres my current portfolio to date:- So out of the 4 stocks i have invested in im currently at -0.31% of my total investment. ...
Posted: Aug 13 2017 @ 4:34 PM
Monthly Cost Left To Pay Off Credit Card 1 £200 £7121.64 Credit Card 2 £100 £6488.79 Van Loan £48 £1303.74 Car Loan (Cancel Soon) £155 Phone Contract £19 (Ongoing) Rent £250 (Ongoing) Utilities £17 (Ongoing) Broadband £14 (Ongoing) TOTAL £803  £14914.17 ...
Posted: Aug 13 2017 @ 3:31 PM
Recently I’ve being trying to get all my finances in one place so I can easily keep track of what’s going where, I’ve never been good at writing out spreadsheets and manually updating them I always seem to forget. I found out about a handy app called Yolt which lets me track both my credit card and my current bank account status, it always syncs when the app is opened ...
Posted: Aug 13 2017 @ 4:25 AM
As of today my current debt sits at……£14610.43…..urgh, which consists of:- Credit Card 1 £7121.64 Credit Card 2 £6488.79 Loan £1200.00 The sooner i can get rid of this the quicker i get to saving for my retirement goal which ive set at an adventurous 50, the goal have around £250,000 saved by that time (which includes investments) but thats just a ballpark for now. How am i going to ...
Posted: Aug 10 2017 @ 11:34 PM


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