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Author Archives: Thabojan

Expensive Mistakes

by Jim Parker There are two ways of learning. You can be taught how to do something correctly or you can be shown the consequences of doing it wrong. In the world of investment, it’s a lot cheaper to learn … Continue reading

The Espresso Portfolio

by Jim Parker When you haven’t got much capital of your own, the road to financial security can seem long, hard and complex. But the truth is that wealth building is relatively simple. All it takes is time and the … Continue reading

The Wrong End of the Telescope

by Jim Parker An entire branch of the financial media exists to tell people what stocks to buy. For some reason, many people still think this works as a wealth management tool.

The Basics in Understanding Aged Care

At some stage, most of us will be faced with difficult decisions on aged care either personally or for a family member. Entry into a Residential Aged Care Facility can have a very significant impact on our emotional state and … Continue reading

Warren Buffett is winning a $1 Million bet against Wall Street Hedge Funds

“Over a ten-year period commencing on January 1, 2008, and ending on December 31, 2017, the S&P 500 will outperform a portfolio of funds of hedge funds, when performance is measured on a basis net of fees, costs and expenses.” … Continue reading

Cool for Cats

You’ve heard the line about stock picking being better left to blind-folded, dart-throwing orangutans. Now there’s new competition – from cats. UK newspaper The Observer staged an experiment, pitting a panel of market professionals and a group of students against … Continue reading

RBA cuts rates by 0.25% – what did your bank do?

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut interest rates by 0.25%. While this has various implications for businesses, exchange rates, residential property and our economy overall, the impact on households is direct through mortgage rates.  And the big question is … Continue reading

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Travel Tips on a Retirees Budget

As seen in FIFTY~PLUS NEWS When retired or approaching retirement, our minds often turn to the way we might spend all the extra free time.  One aspect that is often part of a retirement plan is to do some travelling.  However, travelling … Continue reading

Think You’ve Secured Your Retirement? Think Again…

As seen in FIFTY~PLUS NEWS I want to alert you to an issue that relates to your children, but could also lead to your own financial ruin if not taken seriously.  It is something that is not only about helping your children, … Continue reading

RBA cuts rates by 0.25% – what did your bank do?

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut interest rates by 0.25%. While this has various implications for businesses, exchange rates, residential property and our economy overall, the impact on households is direct through mortgage rates.  And the big question is … Continue reading