How often do we go about our lives without questioning things? We accept our surroundings, where we hang out, what we eat, what we wear based on our history, our comfort, and our community. What if we
Recently I had a deep dive into the Oil & Gas sector. I have been intrigued with posts on Instagram from the Incremental Oil & Gas Company and decided to connect. Who better to find out about an industry than from a CFO of the company working in that sector?
This is a story about how a gift of shares can create a domino effect.
I came across a story recently that piqued my interest. Ben Clendon, now in his 30’s is actively building a share portfolio for the future. His story however, began when at five years old, Ben’s father bought him some shares. That action had a domino effect. It made Ben curious, and that in turn created an awareness of shares and the stock market, and that developed into a career.
Left a widow in 2009 I had to jump in at the deep end. We had bought an investment property and had renovated a couple of houses that we flipped with a little success but that was the sum total of my knowledge. I couldn’t afford to stay a novice. I consulted financial planners, stock brokers and I started looking through the newspapers and goggling information available locally. I also signed up to attend seminars, forums, industry workshops put on by government agencies, financial planning groups and organizations. I went to free ones and I went to paid ones. I was on a mission to find out as much as possible.