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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1.5 million Australians live in poverty

1.5 million Australians live in poverty

  1.5 million Australians live in poverty   How has this happened? Australia is a country that has had 24 years of consecutive growth and is in better financial shape than much of Europe but yet so many people are struggling. Have we been blind and just left people behind or is ...

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Bosses giving something back!

Bosses giving something back!

Gravity's new minimum wage : $70,000 per year   I was amazed this week when I read in the newspaper about Dan Price the CEO of Gravity Payments in the United States guaranteeing that every employee would have a wage of at least $70,000 over the next three years. You can ...

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Superannuation – spend it or keep it?

Superannuation – spend it or keep it?

Superannuation - spend it or keep it?   There has been much talk recently about how the Australian Government may tinker with Super in the future. There's talk of taxing the super rich more to make the system more equitable. Those of you who are realists such as me know that ...

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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 March 2015   Here is the March 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) ...

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