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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Simple and compound interest

Simple and compound interest

Simple and compound interest   I have written an article before on the power of Compound Interest but to make the difference between Simple & compound interest apparent, I will explain them here. If you invested $1,000 for 5 years at 5% interest rate, using Simple interest the interest would  be $500 per ...

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Email scams

Email scams

 Beware of email scams Has it happened to you before? Email scams. You receive an unsolicited email for parcel collection, a banking fault, or an offer too good to refuse. If this ever happens please, please ignore them. The worst thing you can ever do is click the attached link ...

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12 month money challenge (February 2015)

12 month money challenge (February 2015)

  12 month money challenge - February 2015 update February is over and I have managed to continue with a consistent run of profit much the same as in January. The total for the month was 109 points which is about 27 points per week. I'm very happy with this result ...

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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 ...

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