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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How to organise your finance records

How to organise your finance records

How to organise your finance records How often have you tried to work out whether you have the money to purchase something and not found it easy to calculate a result?  There are a lot of things to think about as your life gets more complicated including your finances. The ...

Money and how to make $273,354 profit   (Update)

Money and how to make $273,354 profit (Update)

 Money and how to make $273,354 profit   Update Nov 2014 Firstly my apologies as this update is late. I've now set myself an alarm so in future I won't forget. Here is the second update from my original post . If you need to refresh your memory here is a link ...

Swiss Franc and why diversification is important

Swiss Franc and why diversification is important

Swiss Franc and why diversification is important This week has produced an amazing event on the Swiss Franc that was preventable. After the GFC the Swiss National Bank (SNB) decided to put a cap on their currency to protect it from any volatility against the Euro. That was back in ...

12 month money challenge (December 2014)

12 month money challenge (December 2014)

  12 month money challenge - December 2014 update December results are below. As you can see by the results less than half of December was a Buying situation. After Dec. 9th the entire month was Sell (Short) positions as I previously mentioned in October. Here's a revision of that text - ...

Cheap Deals – Accommodation

Cheap Deals – Accommodation

Cheap Deals - Accommodation When booking a recent holiday, I happened to find a site that I think is worth mentioning.  Booking.com I've tried and booked with many other online accommodation sites before and they all have their failings. I happened by chance to end up at Booking.com, just by looking ...

Automate your savings and investments

Automate your savings and investments

  Automate your savings and investments This article ends a 3 series set which talks about setting up savings and investments and how to automate the whole process so you can sit back and enjoy the benefits without having to think about the process again. The first two posts - Start ...