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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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Charity or Swiss bank accounts?

Charity or Swiss bank accounts?

Charity or Swiss bank accounts? How about forgetting the charities and moving all your money to Swiss bank accounts. I read in the newspaper recently that the Australian Tax Office had an amnesty in place for wealthy people who have Swiss Bank accounts that may contain funds transferred from Australia. The ...

What do Daniel Ricciardo & Kurt Furnley have in common?

What do Daniel Ricciardo & Kurt Furnley have in common?

What do Daniel Ricciardo & Kurt Furnley have in common? I couldn't believe it the other day when I read about these two great Australian sportsman. They are both very different people (Daniel is a F1 grand prix driver and Kurt is a wheelchair racer) but have many common traits. The ...

Wills & powers of attorney

Wills & powers of attorney

Have a plan for your families future Nobody wants to usually talk of death or dying prematurely but it can happen. Many people do not have a will or even think of Powers of Attorney because they do not want to think past their death or the death of a ...

Your dream holiday paid for by the bank?

Your dream holiday paid for by the bank?

Your dream holiday paid for by the bank? I have been ill all this week with a very heavy cold/flu virus. As a result I've spent some time watching TV and see some B grade midday movies and associated advertisements. One ad instantly caught my eye. It was produced by ...

Aussies remain the worlds richest people

Aussies remain the worlds richest people

Aussies remain the worlds richest people - according to Credit Suisse 2013 Global Wealth Report. The median wealth of Australians is $233,504 per person which is the highest per capita in the world. Median wealth is the mid point between richest and poorest. 50% of Aussies have more than $233,504 ...

2 great reasons to buy a second hand car

2 great reasons to buy a second hand car

2 great reasons to buy a second hand car Reason 1 - avoid the police and sheriff I seem to come across cars regularly that are in the situation such as the image above. Cars that have been clamped by the Sheriff's Department because of unpaid fines or outstanding warrants. I ...