Ten ways you can change your thinking about finances

May 12, 2014
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Upon sitting here a little depressed on the weekend pondering the finances in my small business (its been a slow month) I caught myself falling into some bad habits I thought I had grown out of. Having done some mindset work about business and my finances I had thought I had gotten past falling into […]

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How do you go about managing your bills?

May 10, 2014
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I would like to talk about how we all manage bills after seeing the water meter guy yesterday while I was outside washing the car. Now dont get me wrong I am not one of those people who begrudge someone doing their job simply because I disagree about charges or the amount of a bill. […]

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Have a Long Term Financial Plan Despite Frequent Economic Inconsistencies

May 8, 2014
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Economic inconsistencies happen all the time. Inflation can negatively impact your savings by lessening the purchasing power of your currency. The risk of unemployment, no matter how remote it seems, can put a huge dent in your savings, budget, and make it difficult to meet financial obligations such as paying bills and loans. Economic inconsistencies […]

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How your Investment strategies Evolves with your Age

May 5, 2014
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Managing our finances is going to be a lifelong process and this applies especially to how you invest. It doesn’t stop when you pay off all your debts or when you reach your retirement age.  This is also true when it comes to investment.  What will usually change as the years pass by are your […]

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Can you make money from online games?

May 2, 2014
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In one of my earlier posts I talked about gaming (something I am quite passionate about) and whether Gamers can save money or is it nothing but a sink hole into which we pour our available finances (that’s how I felt about it anyway).  To follow on from this today I have to admit something. […]

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How hard is it for you to ask financial questions?

April 30, 2014
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If there is one thing I have noticed about most humans its that there are a very small percentage of us who are actually happy to ask financial questions, for a discount or better offer or even query things when talking money. Then there is the rest of us. Think back and remember the times […]

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Is it financially a good idea to plan your own trip for your next holiday?

April 24, 2014
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Let’s face it we all like holidays but the degree of financial commitment or spend when we plan these holidays is often a considerable chunk of our budget. Challenging your concept of holiday planning today I am going to argue for and against using a Holiday travel agent and let you in a big secret […]

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Six Things You Should Do When Selling Your Home

April 22, 2014
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Selling your home can be a bit of a challenge nowadays especially if you are looking at making money from the deal or “trading up” to your next home from the proceeds of the sale.  For beginners its easy to assume that when you put your house on the market, all you have to do […]

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How the 80-20 Money Saving Formula Can Work for you

April 17, 2014
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We all want to save money! However, the common dilemma for many wage earners is knowing how to take the correct action to achieve the outcome of sound financial management and financial planning for future retirement.  The million dollar question is how to allot your income to ensure a proper division for daily life, savings […]

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The top 5 reasons not to buy Travel Insurance.

April 15, 2014
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Traveling overseas is a costly financial spend at the best of times and if your anything like me you usually try and argue out whether the costs of the Travel Insurance are worth it financially or something you can live without. Planning out a grand vacation to one of Hawaii’s beautiful beaches conjures images of […]

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Should You Spend or Save More for your Business Growth?

April 13, 2014
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Succeeding in business may not only be in the products you sell or how many people know who you are, but can also be in when you choose to spend or save. Being good at managing the various aspects of running a business including choosing the time to spend can affect your financial results immensely.  […]

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Top 10 Alternative Investments with High Returns

April 10, 2014
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The world of investment conjures up images of balance sheets and share prices. Investors are essentially betting that the share price will go up, therefore increasing the value of their holdings.  While some may also invest in commodities like gold or energy, these are usually raw materials and of little real interest to the investor. […]

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Should You Spend or Save More Personally for Financial Freedom?

April 8, 2014
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The road to financial freedom has no easy path and for most who aim for success we can ourselves stuck in the middle of the journey and often not knowing the next step to take.  To spend or save, buy or not to buy is often going to be your dilemma when we find ourselves […]

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5 Secrets from Money Magnet People Revealed!

April 3, 2014
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Anyone who has ever been faced with huge debts or found it hard to make ends meet, those who’ve known how to survive on much less—in the most basic sense of that phrase—who’ve fallen on hard times often enough to appreciate the freedom and simple peace that being debt-free brings, know and understand the importance […]

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The Real Financial Cost of your Own Car Versus Public Transport

April 1, 2014
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I think all of us have an opinion on whether we prefer driving vs public transportation and the pros and cons but have you really thought about the financial implications?  Will the convenience of having your own car cost you more than when you travel by public transportation? Traveling is one of the most constant […]

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How money is Made in Australia

March 27, 2014
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For all of my readers overseas I have an interesting infographic about how the Australian Notes are unique and how they are actually made here. Did you know we didn’t use paper? Courtesy of: LendMe Finance

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Can I Save Money by Buying a Gym or Joining One?

March 24, 2014
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Taking care of our health and making sure our bodies are at their best is never going to be free but with a little bit of work you can try and make this as cost effective as possible. No matter what form of exercise we use you need to invest on it in terms of […]

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Buying Local versus Shopping Online Overseas

March 20, 2014
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In times gone past when people needed to buy something that they could not produce on their own they had to travel for miles to purchase it.  Human innovation however changed this with local shops, cities, catalog shopping and mail order but the biggest impact to our shopping habits was the internet. This made it […]

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Break Free from Debt with a Peer-to-Peer Loan

March 18, 2014
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Living under the spell of debt can affect every aspect of your life – particularly if you owe money to several different lenders and your trying to juggle out the repayments. It can severely curtail your spending power, cause you a great deal of stress, and ultimately lower your standard of living. If you are […]

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Can your Business Benefit from Amex?

March 14, 2014
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Managing your own business has a lot of challenges especially when it comes to finances.  From the things you need when you start building it up to the daily expenses you have to pay for to make your business run properly.  If your not careful at the beginning you can end up spending more than […]

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