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 behave erratically, […]

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. There is […]

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). Think about […]

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 mentioned that […]

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 it was […]

Wise Words from Mum

Last week in Change – Whats it Gonna Take? i included my Top 10 Finance Tips for 2019. Tip #7 was “Know Your Flaws” – Its hard to grow as a human if you don’t […]

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, whilst she […]

Stop Trying to Hit it out of the Park!

In 2004, Michael Lewis wrote a fascinating book called Money Ball – which went on to become a major Hollywood movie starring Brad Pitt. The book tells the tale of Billy Bean, the manager of […]

Are you too cashed up?

Everybody loves that feeling of being ‘cashed up’ – you’ve just finished a huge job and a client has just squared their enormous bill, or you’ve had a windfall at two-up, maybe you’ve sold a […]

Mental Accounting – A Help or a Hinderance?

Do you feel differently about spending your tax return than you do about spending your paycheque? Have you got separate spending accounts and saving accounts? Do you have credit card debt, but also some money […]