Money is a powerful force that shapes our lives and the world we live in. It can be a source of joy, freedom, and prosperity or a cause of greed, corruption, and conflict. Money just amplifies what was already there. If you're not perfect, I hope you appreciate my take on this topic of money.
Life is short, and wanting to invest, is a lousy alternative to actually investing. To improve our investing habits, we need to think about the deeper aspects of our psychology that drive them. For instance, before we act on our behaviours, we make tactical choices about what actions to take. Those choices are based on
No matter what kind of investor you are today, you can become a different investor tomorrow. The results you have today, no matter what they are, likely stem from a set of skills. If you want better or different results, you’re going to need different skills. Somewhere in the intersection between what you can control
First up... Let's be clear, that in the context of investment vernacular, risk is often confused with the word 'volatility'. Risk implies the probability of complete loss, whereas volatility refers to the fact your investment can fluctuate in value in the short term. Gambling lends itself to the word 'risk', which some types of investments
The 'Greater Than' Auction Strategy Real estate agents are the psyop masters of the property market. They've honed this skill over countless open homes, acting as the market's maestro. Picture the "greater than" symbol knocked over on its side. At the top, you've got the vendor, filled with high hopes, often inflated by the
Financial Advisers just want to sell you products so they can get paid! Well, here’s a myth that has truth in it - the answer is...YES!! Financial advisers want to get paid! Do you go to work for free? The real question that you want to ask here is this: Does the desire to get
I’m going to share an observation that I’ve learnt from my most successful clients for over 15 years. You don’t build property wealth by reducing debt. You do it by holding assets that grow in value. Why is it then that there’s an entire industry devoted to debt repayment? We consistently see people who've paid
It’s not about the rate that you pay, it’s about the rate at which you repay that matters - get rid of that debt fast, and your interest bill is cheaper. This truth is often ignored as it's not as easy to quantify and compare as a low number - this, unfortunately, causes many to
You could be smoking crack or selling babies on eBay, but no this is way, waaaaaaaay worse - you're a property investor! All your non-property investor friends think you’ve run off and joined a cult, your uncle thinks you’re insane for borrowing that amount of money, and the only one excited is your mortgage adviser!!
Imagine you're dying of cancer - would you be willing to do almost anything to win back good health? In a battle for life and death, what would you do to win? There are 3 traps that snare many home buyers - here they are, and you won't hear this anywhere else! 1 - The