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Bronwyn Allen

General Information

Name:
Bronwyn Allen
Fool Since:
June 1 2021
Where I Live:
Sydney, Australia
Where I Grew Up:
Sydney and Batemans Bay, Australia
Gender:
Female

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Medium
Risk Tolerance:
Medium Low
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Mostly blue-chips
Stocks I Own:
AGH AKE MQG ANN ANZ APX AWC BHP CBA DSK DMP CSL ETHI EXL FLT FMG HVN JHX MFG MSB SEK PME QAN VAS VDHG VTS WAM WBC WEB WPL Z1P SUL JHX NCK HVN REA

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
FMG, RIO, VAS, VTS, JHX
Industries:
I like a mix of industries in my portfolio
Books:
The Barefoot Investor (Scott Pape) Superannuation Made Simple (Noel Whittaker) Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis? (Prof. Steve Keen) Australia: Boom to Bust (Lindsay David)
Newsletters:
Switzer Daily
Magazines:
Prefer newspapers. Love reading the Weekend AFR and Weekend Australian early on a Saturday with a strong cappuccino before I hit the gym!
Blogs:
Prefer podcasts. The Jolly Swagman & ABC Listen
People:
Chris Joye, Warren Buffett

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Being an ex-journalist with almost 25 years' experience in media and PR, I'd say my area of investing expertise is research
Greatest Investment:
My first apartment in 2003 and VAS in the middle of the pandemic
Money I Manage:
Just my own!

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Batemans Bay High School (Class of 1995) and Macleay College (Diploma in Journalism) 1996
Job Title
Copy Editor
Company / Organization
The Motley Fool
Former Jobs
Freelance writer & publicist, Reporter @ Sunday Telegraph, PR @ McGrath, Communications @ RE/MAX

Interests

Personal Quote:
The standard you set, is the standard you get
My Interests:
Shares and property investment, netball, general news
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
My homemade vege pasta
Favorite Vacation Spots:
In Australia, Hamilton Island, the Hunter Valley and Tasmania. Overseas, Washington USA and Italy
Favorite Sports or Teams:
I play netball and I like watching pro tennis (go Rafa!)
Favorite Movies:
The Big Short, The Flaw, Hidden Figures, Apollo 13, Nothing to Lose, Point Break, Thelma and Louise
Favorite Board Games:
Scrabble, Game of Life, UNO
Favorite Video Games:
Galaga
Favorite Music or Musicians:
80s
Great Books Read Recently:
Me Before You, Me After You
Book Currently Reading:
Too busy reading Motley Fool!
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