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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3 Step plan to financial freedom

3 Step plan to financial freedom

  3 Step plan to financial freedom   Step 1 - Get your finances in order   Earn more than you spend Earn more than you spend is only five words but if it was easy to do that is all I would have to say to you. Of course earning more than you spend ...

How to save money – car repair story.

How to save money – car repair story.

Rule number 1 - Never believe a door to door salesman. Have you ever had anyone come to your door with an offer that sounds too good to to true?  "I'm here to show you how to save money". I did recently and I'm usually very sceptical about such offers ...

Brokerage accounts – Real stock market & CFD’s

Brokerage accounts – Real stock market & CFD’s

I have now written a few posts on how to start an investment portfolio, so I thought it was time to explain the different types of online brokerage accounts. This can seem intimidating but these days there are so many online choices for brokers that it has become quite ...

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 ...

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.  ...

Warren Buffett’s family investment plans

Warren Buffett’s family investment plans

  Warren Buffet has been for a number of years one of the richest people in the world  At one stage his wealth approached $60 billion and he and Bill Gates were close rivals in the richest in the world stakes. He made his money from being a very smart ...