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Did you get excited when you read the subject of this blog? If it was possible to simply look in the classified ads 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[…]

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Today I want to talk about solving problems (or more to 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 a hard place’. By that I mean we all want more of something in our[…]

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Have you ever been driving down the freeway in the slow lane, minding your own business, sitting right on the speed limit, only to find that when you come up behind a slower vehicle there is a line of cars speeding in the passing lane? Those cars have been gradually closing in on you from[…]

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I was chatting on the phone with one of the people on my Spending Planners program earlier this week and we got onto the topic of setting goals. I find many people struggle with this and I certainly did in the past. A few months ago I was preparing to fly to London. As I[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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Hello again, Today I have a question for you: What is the difference between being Smart and being Wise? To my way of thinking, ‘Smart’ is about knowing lots of facts, whereas ‘Wise’ is about knowing what will happen before it happens, which I believe is much more useful! We’ve been looking at the six[…]

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Hello again, Today I’m continuing the mini-series on the six different types of expenses. If you missed the first four you will find them in my earlier posts: Weekly Living Expenses Predictable, Non-Weekly Repeating Expenses Product Purchases Repairing Things Today we look at number five. 5. Replacing Items That Support Your Life White Goods, Motor[…]

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Today I’ll continue the series I’m currently writing about: The Six Different Types of Expenses we encounter in our lives. If you missed the first three you will find these in my earlier blog posts: Weekly Living Expenses Predictable, Non-Weekly Repeating Expenses Product Purchases Today we look at number Four: 4: Repairing Items That Support[…]

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Over the last two posts I’ve covered the most basic living expenses we all encounter. In total there are six types of expenses we all need to deal with in life. If you missed number One or Two you will find these in my earlier posts: 1. Weekly Expenses – (Food, Fuel, Fun and Incidental expenses).[…]

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