May 2017 Net Position Update

Hey everyone! Welcome to my net position update for the month of May. May was one of the crazier months of my life, including my sister’s wedding and 6 assessment pieces. Due to the busyness of my life and the nature of my casual retail work, I didn’t get to work as much as I would have liked this month, limiting the income I was hoping to earn. Whilst at times it was hard to stay on top on my finances I still managed a great month.

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The Students Guide to Saving – Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of my guide to help you save money. If you didn’t catch Part 1 you can here, but basically I want to help students free up cash to allow them to make investments in their own future. Whilst I aim to help students, many of the tips I discuss in these posts will be applicable to people of all situations. This part will be looking specifically at spending habits and how to steer clear of impulse spending.

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The Students Guide to Saving – Part 1

Welcome to part 1 my guide to help you save money. I’m guessing if you’re a student and reading this, you probably don’t have a tonne of disposable income. I’m hoping that by reading this, you’ll be able to free up some cash to put towards investing in your future! Whilst I wrote this with students in mind, I think there’s some useful for stuff everyone in here. Now let’s get to it! Continue reading “The Students Guide to Saving – Part 1”

April 2017 Net Position Update

Hey everyone! Welcome to the first net position update for my blog. I couldn’t be happier with how this first month has gone. While it was in no way perfect, it’s a great first step for me on my journey. This month involved some huge milestones for me including buying my first shares, receiving my first dividends and starting this blog. Hopefully every month goes as well as this one.

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How I Started Investing

Hey everyone! Today I want to outline how I first started investing and how easy it can be for anyone.

I want to preface this post by saying, whilst I am studying business, before starting this journey I had no previous knowledge of finance and most of the time struggled to even commit to saving. While I hope to help simplify the process for students and fresh investors like myself, the steps I took are most likely imperfect.

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2017 Goals

Hey guys! This is a look at my current goals for the year of 2017. I will be tracking my progress against these goals throughout the year and making updates on them as we go. For the most part these goals are fairly conservative as it is my first year investing and I’m still learning the ropes.

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Welcome to My Blog!

Welcome to Undergrad Investing, my blog about investing and my personal finance journey as a student.

My name is James, I’m 23 and currently in my 3rd year of a Business/IT degree in Brisbane, Australia. I still live in my family home with my mum and my girlfriend of almost 4 years and our dog Bino. Here’s my little guy for reference.

bino

After years of impulse buying and living paycheck to paycheck I’ve recently decided to get on top of my finances and begin investing.

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