An economist is someone who didn't have enough personality to become an accountant.

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Money is like manure. If you spread it around it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place it stinks like hell. - Jr Murchison

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Holiday savings plan – a true story.

Holiday savings plan – a true story.

Holiday time Here's a story that may sound familiar. I was talking recently to a young couple who returned from a fantastic holiday around Europe for six weeks. They had a great time travelling to England, Wales, France, Barcelona and Singapore but upon returning home they went back to work ...

What’s the Rule of 70?

What’s the Rule of 70?

Easy rule for quick calculations. If you are not a mathematics expert (like me), the Rule of 70 is a very important and useful tool that can quickly calculate various financial transactions. It's most commonly used to calculate how long it would take to double your investment money. I've included ...

The fun side of budgeting.

The fun side of budgeting.

The boring bit. Have you ever had that feeling at the end of the week that your not sure what's left in your wallet? Then read on. One of the most important aspects of personal finance is being able to create a budget and stick to it. Therefore the most ...

Buffett makes friend millions.

Buffett makes friend millions.

I think this is one of the most amazing stories I have heard in a long time. Recently I wrote a post about Warren Buffett and how he planned to provide for his family after his death. This is another post in a related series about a man named Myer Kripke. ...

Starting  your own business.

Starting your own business.

Starting your own business Owning your own business is one of the best ways to make money and a career. Robert Kiyosaki (Rich Dad,Poor Dad) says owning your own business is one of the best ways to increase wealth. It also has preferred tax treatment over working as an individual.  ...

Federal Budget and flying to the moon.

Federal Budget and flying to the moon.

  I really don't believe what I'm hearing about the looming Federal Budget on the Aussie national media! I wrote a post called Do you need a financial planner or guru? when I first started this blog commenting on the commissions and fees paid to financial planners. That now seems of ...