My name is Maynard and I have been investing in shares for 25+ years.

  • Full-time investor, researcher and blogger
  • Former share tipster, investment writer and editor
  • Contributor, affiliate and evangelist for SharePad
  • Became mortgage-free at 40 and left 9-5 work at 43
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