Where did all the money go?

Hi again, I was just looking through some of the notes I have been scribbling down over time and found this little gem: The largest amounts of money disappear on the smallest of purchases! I think most people would agree with this. How often have you vaporised a wallet or purse full of money and had nothing to show for …

10 Reasons Why Budgets Fail Reason #10

10. No Co-Operation When two people live together but have different ideas on how money should be managed it is a recipe for disaster unless they can sit down together and acknowledge that they have different ideas and needs and they can come up with a compromise that allows each one to have at least some of what they need …

10 Reasons Why Budgets Fail – Reason #7

7. No way of measuring success. There is nothing more frustrating than worrying that you might be headed for money trouble but not really being sure if you are or not. In this situation, every financial decision you make has an element of fear and maybe even some guilt attached to it. People’s budgets fail them when they do not …

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 …