Life After Full-time Work Blog

Learn about preparing for life after full-time work through posts from Don's upcoming book.

#146 First Travel In Nineteen Months!

Some reflections – plus what I learned about responsible investing

#133 Beware! Investing In The Stock Market Is Not A Game!

I expand on a warning given by Warren Buffett

# 126 What Should You Do With Sudden Extra Cash?

Three approaches to this investment question

#118 What’s The Role Of Fixed Income In A Portfolio Today?

The same as before, even in a low-to-zero interest rate environment (except …)

#115 All You Need To Know About Investing

Dr Tom Philips says it in fewer than 700 words!

# 103 Here’s The State Of The Art Regarding ESG

This is my take on how responsible institutional investors act, in practice

#90 Explore Investment (and a little but important note at the end)

Introducing the stages in Route 2 of Freedom, Time, Happiness (and a note about the podcasts)

#84 Sometimes Bad Things Happen For Long Periods

Of course we hope for good outcomes when we invest. But we must consider the possibility that outcomes will be bad, perhaps even over long periods. That’s what risk means. Let’s take a look at history again, this time looking at bad news.

#75 How Reliable An Income Stream Can You Get From Equity Dividends?

One for the geeks among you. Equities embody growth-seeking. But many people hope that they can use equity dividends as a component of their safety-oriented investments.

#45 Can Partners Reconcile Different Attitudes Towards Risk?

When partners find that they have different attitudes to risk, there are many sensible ways to proceed.