Tuesday, 30 April 2013

April 2013 in review

The time is flying by, and today is the end of month number five for the Millionaire on Heels.

Financially, it’s been a pretty stellar month for me:
  • The value of my share portfolio zoomed up close to 12%!  I thought it would be pretty stagnant given that the market hasn’t moved much.  But I have a large Woodside Petroleum holding, which jumped in value at the end of the month when they announced a special dividend
  • My super balance was pretty stagnant, up just over 1%
  • My cash balance grew close to 16%, as I received my share of the commission payment from my mortgage refinance from my cash back mortgage broker and a few other bits and pieces.  The bill for my holiday in March also hasn’t come through yet, so I don’t expect next month to be as flash
So my overall progress against the April target is: