Category Archives: Thoughts & Musings

DDU interviewed by AWP

By | June 18, 2017

Author: Mr & Mrs DDU.

Adventures with Poopsie was kind enough to interview us recently. We had a good time answering the questions, you can read the interview here. Go check it out and let AWP and us know what you thought!

Thanks for reading this article about our finance journey Down Under.

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“Be greedy when others are fearful”

By | November 9, 2016

be-greedy-when-others-are-fearful-dividends-down-under-blogAuthor: Mr and Mrs DDU.

Someone you may have heard of once said “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful”.

It is in unexpected times like this where the share market suddenly puts a lot of great businesses at discount prices, even though they’re the same businesses as they were the day before.

If we had tons of cash sitting … Continue reading >>

The big questions about the future of automation

By | September 24, 2016

the-big-questions-about-the-future-of-automation-dividends-down-under-blogAuthor: Mr DDU.

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Who are the real Joneses?

By | September 19, 2016

who-are-the-real-joneses-dividends-down-under-blogAuthor: Mr DDU.

One of the most common phrases out there in personal finance is the bad habit called ‘keeping up with the Joneses’. It simply means spending more than you should so that you can look more impressive than your neighbours, friends or family – whoever your ‘Joneses’ are. Or perhaps it can just simply be jealousy of what someone has, and you want … Continue reading >>