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Month: March 2019

Pros and Cons of P2P Lending

A few years ago we started putting money into peer-to-peer lending, specifically Harmoney. Currently we’re gradually phasing out of the investment and I want to tell you why, but first I’ll cover off what P2P lending is and what the up sides are.

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Why We Hold Bonus Bonds

If you’ve been reading my net worth posts, you’ve probably noticed we have $20 in something called Bonus Bonds. For the uninitiated, or those outside New Zealand, Bonus Bonds are not really bonds, at least not in the traditional sense. I’ll give a quick run down and then explain why we’ve decided to have $20 in Bonus Bonds but do not consider them an investment.

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Net Worth – March 2019

It seems like time is flying between net worth posts and it may yet prove to be the case that monthly is too incremental to be newsworthy. I may need to change the frequency with which I post on this topic in future. But for the time being, here’s where we’re at for March.

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