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Four Years of MoneyGrower


November 2018 is a special month. It has been four years since I started the Moneygrower site. I wanted to thank all of you who follow my humble site. I didn’t really expect that I will still be going strong for 4 years in a row. I also never expected that this site will become so popular, with 12,000 – 15,000 monthly views. I also get countless thoughtful emails for which I am grateful for. When I started the site, I had no real knowledge of personal finance. Yes I did a masters in finance degree and worked in both a bank and an accountancy firm. One might think that […]


10 things books won’t teach you about investing 2

Reading books, publications and annual letters written by investment professionals is a great way to get a better grasp of your subject matter of choice. By reading books such as the Intelligent Investor, One Up On Wall Street (A Fireside book) and the Little Book of Value Investing  you can greatly cut the time required to master investing. By reading these books, you can see what actually works on wall street and you can use these techniques in order to select your own stocks and have a winning run. Whilst reading books can give you a great perspective on how to invest your money, there are a number of things that […]


How to read books more quickly!

Education never stops. Acquiring knowledge is an ongoing process. In your quest for financial literacy, there is an endless supply of books. It is important to choose the rights books. Quality is better than quantity. But quantity is important – whatever book you read, each will teach you one lesson that you did not know before. Each book has one Big Insight or Secret. If you miss that, you miss the book. So how do you go about reading books more quickly? Here are 4 steps to follow: 1. Read the table of contents. This should give you a quick idea about the range and depth of the subject matter. […]