When I read an article that I think is especially interesting, enjoyable, provocative, or useful, I often tweet a link to the article on one of my four Twitter accounts: @sonniebailey@nzwealthandrisk@personalrisk@chchlawyer

Below is a non-exhaustive list of articles from my year that were especially memorable. 

Miscellaneous

Good news and bad news

Parenting

Building and managing wealth

I read a lot of dry stuff about investment in 2015. But I also read many entertaining articles directed at a more general audience. 

  • And low-cost index-based funds:

Special mention

  • In terms of specific blogs or resources from 2015, special mention goes to:
    • Australian journalist Adele Honin’s profound and wise blog, Coming of Age, about the challenges of ageing. I was saddened to hear of her recent death.
    • Ben Carlson’s blog, A Wealth of Common Sense.
    • Dr James Dahle’s blog, The White Coat InvestorDahle, himself a practising medical specialist, writes about personal finance and investing. It is targeted towards medical professionals (“white coats”) but is relevant for most people generating a high income. 

Finally, I tip my hat to Wait But WhyI discovered this blog in 2015. It has some amazing articles. I’m inclined to divide them into two categories – heavy duty substantive articles: 

And fresh perspectives on the everyday and important:

I hope you enjoy this list! And if you’re interested, feel free to follow this blog or any of my Twitter accounts, @sonniebailey@nzwealthandrisk@personalrisk@chchlawyer

All the best for 2016!

Sonnie Bailey

Sonnie is an Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA) and former lawyer with experience in the financial services and trustee industries. Sonnie operates Fairhaven Wealth (www.fairhavenwealth.co.nz).