Investor & Entrepreneur Introducing Michael Houghton

Originally from New Zealand and now living in Ireland, I am a remote Laravel developer who first started investing in 2017. By focusing largely on investing in assets that produce monthly cash flow, in mid 2018 I was able to stop working full time and now only work part time as a web developer.

While I will continue to support my small but loyal web development clients, my main focus is on growing my investment portfolio as I move closer to full financial independence. I look to invest in peer to peer lending, forestry, forex managed trading and businesses.

I graduated from the University of Auckland in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Management and Entrepreneurship.

I am passionate about financial independence and write blog articles on how to achieve financial independence through the power of investing. Sign up to my newsletter to keep in touch with my latest articles on financial independence.

Latest Articles


How to take your first step into the investing world

Taking your first step into the investing world isn’t going to be as difficult as you might think. I would definitely recommend the peer-to-peer investing world as a great place to start.

14th November 2018

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What's so scary about investing?

Are you afraid to start investing? This article takes a look at what it takes to make that initial investment and take the leap to become an investor.

4th November 2018

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How you can be financially independent within 4 years

It might sound like a crazy idea to think that you could stop working for money (e.g having a job) in four years from today - no matter how old you currently are. But the truth is, it isn't as hard as you might think! Being financially independent is all about controlling your monthly cash flow – how much passive income you have coming in verses the expenses you have going out.

21st October 2018

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