Teleconference “Best & Worst”

Teleconference “Best & Worst” For those of you who managed to get on the teleconference with Kurek Ashley and me last night I think you would agree Kurek was all about giving his ‘best’ and that was the benefit of his knowledge and experience about how to make change for the better. However it was the ‘worst’ experience for many …

Save on Phone Costs AND get Better Service

Hello again. Lots of my customers have been asking me if I know of a reliable and cheap telephone service. And I know why. Most of the ‘cheap’ services often are patchy and really don’t work all that well. And if you’re using a major supplier you are at their mercy with cancellation fees, clumsy packages and the worst customer …

Interest Rate Shock

All the mortgage holders in Australia had a reprieve this month with interest rates staying steady. More on that in a minute. Succeed With Money I had a very enthusiastic audience in Melbourne last week-end at the ‘Succeed With Money’ workshop there. Here is just one comment I received from someone who attended one of these workshops… “I learnt more …

Solve Your Problems!

Hello again, Today I want to talk about solving problems (or more the point, NOT solving them)! A Rock & A Hard Place I’ll start off by saying that every one of us is stuck somewhere between the proverbial ‘rock and the hard place’. By that I mean, we all want more of something in our lives and so we …

Are You A Victim of Grandmas Yucky Cough Medicine?

Foul Tasting Medicine! I don’t know if this applies to you and your family but as a child growing up I was subjected to a number of different foul tasting family remedies. Castor Oil was one I remember vigorously trying to avoid! There were a number of concoctions for all sorts of ailments. They were made up of ingredients that …

Crazy Credit Card Debt

When working with people on their finances it is all too common for me to find they have Credit Card debt on one hand and savings sitting in a bank account on the other. Usually not enough to pay off the Credit Card, but a significant amount none the less. This amazes me to say the least. Why would you …

Money Trees Going Cheap Today

Did you get excited when you read the subject of today’s blog? If it was possible to simply look in the classified adds and find a guaranteed safe investment that returned more income than it cost each week (a money tree), how many would you buy? What if any bank would lend as much as you asked for to purchase …

Creating a million

Following on from last time, let me ask you this. If I offered you $1 and asked you to give me back $1million in ten years would you know what to do? I have a book called “How to turn $1 into $1million in 7 years or less” by Roy McDonald. The strategies in the book are simple but not …

You Get What You Expect to Get

I had an interesting conversation with a colleague of mine the other day. He had recently given a presentation to a room full of accountants and had asked them what their expectations were regarding retirement income. Their response shocked him! It turned out that the majority of them had an expectation of budgeting on around $500 a week in ‘after …

My blog is back online

Well after crashing badly and taking time to recover my blog  is finally back up. I will be posting stuff again shortly!