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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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Financial planning crisis update 2

Financial planning crisis update 2

Financial planning crisis update 2 Just when everybody thought that life was getting on as normal the papers are once again filled with problems in the Financial Planning industry. This time it's the National Bank and they have been very quiet about what they are doing because of all the ...

Top websites

Top websites

Top Websites I thought in my travels around the web that I would direct you to some great sites that I have seen and are really worth a look. They are not necessarily all finance blogs and can often be about other aspects of our busy lives. Sometimes we can ...

12 month money challenge (January 2015)

12 month money challenge (January 2015)

  12 month money challenge - January 2015 update Over Christmas I had a great break and a rethink of my 12 month money strategy yet again. I know you'll say what is this guy doing changing things yet again? I have found that even though the Wall Street index was ...

Tony Abbott – will the music stop?

Tony Abbott – will the music stop?

Tony Abbott - will the music stop? I wrote a post called "Federal Budget and flying to the moon" in May 2014 about how federal politicians don't seem to have a long term economic view. The recent debacle the Liberal government has found itself in and subsequent fall in popularity ...

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 Jan 2015 Here is the January 2015 update from my original post . If you need to refresh your memory here is a link to the original article. Basically I chose 10 shares from Martin Roth's Top Stocks book and held  them (hypothetically) ...