Goal Three: Make a small ($1000?) investment in shares
Hey there chasingthegoodlife! Looks like you did pretty well through 2013, congratulations!
Look at one of your previous posts, I'm assuming that you're based in Australia like myself?
My advice for a simple investment would be to save a little more money ($5,000) and invest into a Vanguard Index fund. It's relatively easy to set up and performs similarly to the ASX/200 which last quarter was roughly 15%.
Best wishes for 2014