How Rich Am I? A Calculator To Compare Global Wealth

Ever wondered how rich you are? Ever wondered how your wealth compares to the average global citizen or the people around you?   There are two websites I have come across that show you how wealthy you are relative to the wider population.   http://www.globalrichlist.net/ – This website gives you an idea of how rich …

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Freetrade Is Giving New Users Free Shares! Sign Up Codes

After a long wait, the first fee free share dealing platform has launched in the UK. Freetrade has fully launched in the UK and is offering £0 dealing charges for both buying and selling shares. How sweet is that. Finally we have a robin hood alternative in the UK. I did a writeup of free …

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What I Learnt In 2018

2018 was an extraordinary. It was intense for a variety of reasons. Perhaps the most significant of which is that I believe it’s the year that our attention reached full saturation causing every smallish piece of news to feel like it’s both world-ending and totally-not-a-big-deal-and-maybe-not-even-true, all at the same time. We now live in a …

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AJ Bell Stock (LON:AJB) – Front Running An IPO

Last week, I applied  for shares in AJ Bell PLC at the Initial Public Offering (IPO). Normally I am averse to IPO’s. Empirical evidence has shown that IPO’s tend to underperform . Insiders who have more knowledge of the firm usually sell out at the top and this is why IPOs in many instances tend …

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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 …

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4 Factors To Consider Before Investing In A Consumer Staples Company

When Jeremy Siegel and Jeremy Schwartz were doing research for the book The Future for Investors, they wanted to find the best performing stock from the original 1957 version of the S&P 500[i]. What they found wasn’t an exciting technology stock, or a behemoth oil company, but rather a simple consumer stock: cigarette maker Philip …

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Freetrade – A Look At The Fee Free Share Dealing Platform

Rip-off Britain. Nowhere is this statement more true than in the world of finance and investing. We as the public are getting fleeced by the stock-broking world. The average price we pay per deal is £10 which is crazy. For a buy and hold investor like me who only makes about 15 trades a year, …

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Paying Up For Quality Growth Stocks – What Makes A Great Business

Great businesses produce great returns. As Warren Buffet said ?It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.? Rather than heading the great mans advice, most investors underestimate business quality which results in unduly low market valuations for the very best companies. As an …

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Don’t Give Up Being An Entrepreneur – The Monk Moment

Many great entrepreneurs have the Monk Moment – a moment when they have lost everything. Monks create this situation intentionally through “Vairagya” when they give up all money and possessions. Many entrepreneurs end up in the same situation unintentionally. smile emoticon Elon Musk lost $180M and was in debt in 2008. Nine years later, he’s worth …

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