Category Archives: Thoughts & Musings

It can’t be done

By | August 20, 2017

Author: Mr and Mrs DDU.

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome most challenges in life is not having the belief that you can do it. Sometimes that’s not having the belief in yourself or other people not believing in you, which can have an effect on you.

Sadly, not having the belief of family or friends can be so off-putting that you might not … Continue reading >>

DDU Inflation Study Year One Review

By | July 24, 2017

Author: Mr DDU.

It’s been 52 weeks since we started our inflation study, so now is a perfect opportunity to do an update post.

We decided to run the inflation study as a bit of fun but mainly to show how important it is for us to invest in assets that will pay increasing money over time, otherwise inflation will eat our lifestyle.

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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.

Onwards and upwards!… Continue reading >>

“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 >>