If You Can Resist a Marshmallow, I Will Make You Rich

In 1972, a Stanford University psychology professor named Walter Mischel ran an incredible, but simple experiment. A child was given a small treat – in this case they could choose between a Marshmallow …

Liquidity Matters!

It is perhaps the most underrated aspect of investing, but I’m telling you –  liquidity matters!

It is so ubiquitous that we hardly pay any attention to it…we assume that for every seller …

Managing A Corona Crisis

With Coronavirus risk mitigation measures ramping up it’s getting pretty rough out there at the moment and my heart goes out to anyone who is doing it tough. I wanted to take a …

Your Market Crash Survival Guide

When face masks become ‘normal’, planes fly around empty, and ordinary citizens start getting tasered for fighting over toilet paper it’s easy to let panic creep into your psyche. Investment markets begin to …

What is the Best Vehicle for your Investment Capital?

In my work as a financial adviser an enormous proportion of my time is spent dispelling myths, misunderstandings, misconceptions, and unfortunately, just outright lies that clients have allowed to influence their financial decisions. …

Where Are You Getting Your Advice?

Where you get your financial advice makes an enormous difference to your outcomes. But unfortunately, many people confuse trust for expertise and don’t get the results they had hoped for (or were promised).…

A Little Now = A Lot Later

I had a chat with a mate of mine this morning – a 30 y/o self-employed tradie. He works hard, he pays his mortgage, he has some investments, but during the call, he …

If it Feels Too Hard… You’re Probably Doing it Wrong

When i was a kid i could get exceptionally focussed. I would “get my blinkers on” (as my wife now refers to it) and i would beaver away trying to achieve whatever task …

Change – What’s it Gonna Take?

A few weeks back my wife and i were sitting at the dinner table, both on our laptops. I was probably reading fund manager reports, or something else she found equally as boring, …