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The Market is Very Smart

At barbecues, I often get asked about the latest hot stock pick, or what I think about this bank or that mining company as an investment. Aside from not viewing my works as merely being about investments, the truth is…
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February 26, 2019
AdviceUncategorized

In Defence of Financial Advice

Once again the commentary around the findings of the Royal Commission Into Misconduct In The Banking Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has been on my mind. Like most, I have watched, listened to and read mountains of information from a…
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February 15, 2019
AdviceUncategorized

Fee For No Service

As we wait for Royal Commission into misconduct in the Banking Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (to give it it's full title) to hand down its findings, I wanted to provide service for no fees, i.e. offer a viewpoint in…
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February 1, 2019
AdviceAged CareUncategorized

Advising Dead People

As we wait for Royal Commission into misconduct in the Banking Superannuation and Financial Services industry (to give it it's full title) to hand down its findings, I wanted to provide some advice to dead people. Well, not really, I…
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January 30, 2019
AdviceBusinessUncategorized

What’s it Worth?

A couple of weeks ago we ran out of water. Some of you may know that we live on a piece of paradise in the Southern Highlands which has only one disadvantage – no town water! Photo by Luis Tosta on Unsplash We…
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October 4, 2018
BusinessUncategorized

Business Owners Are Different!

A small business owner needs to deal with people who understand that their needs are different, their attitudes are different, their goals and aspirations are different, their relationships are different,  and the strategies available to them are different. For most…
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February 11, 2018
BusinessUncategorized

The Next One

For years I have been fascinated by this guy. I have written about him, presented about him, made videos involving him, read several books about him and watched lots of documentaries. I had the good fortune to see him and…
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October 24, 2017
AdvicePropertyUncategorized

Your Dad Told You

Your home is the best investment you will ever make, didn't he? I know mine did. Let’s get this straight, your home is not really an investment at all. It produces no income, and whilst it may appreciate in value,…
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October 18, 2017