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In the last few years I have learned a lot about people and money. One thing I learnt is that many people go looking for ‘the’ sexy big thing that will fix up their money mess (debt caused from spending more than they earn each week over a long period of time). This often leads[…]

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Sometimes simple things can have a major bearing on your financial outcomes in life. One major stumbling block to millions of people is ‘Emotions’. If you were to draw a line on a piece of paper and write the word Emotional at one end, at the other end you should write the word ‘Logical’. Making[…]

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Let’s look at a common misunderstanding about achieving financial success: Keeping Financial Records Over the last 4 or 5 months quite a few people have sent me information about smartphone apps that you can download allowing you to keep records of where you spent all your money. There is definitely a place for keeping financial records[…]

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Isn’t it amazing that even when you have no spare money and you receive a speeding ticket, you always find the money to pay the fine before it gets bigger. If we use this principle and reverse it, we can then say “I can save money even where I think there is none to be[…]

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I’m sure you have heard the saying “There’s more than one way to skin a cat”. I’m not sure where that saying came from but it certainly is true that there’s more than one way to get to the same outcome. Take how you use your computer for example. Everyone learns how to use their computer[…]

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I was driving along the freeway a few days ago when all the cars around me braked abruptly. I must have looked like I’d been fired from a cannon as I shot out in front of everyone! What caused the sudden-slow down? There was a roadside speed camera and everyone around me was having a[…]

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Did you get excited when you read the subject of this blog? If it was possible to find a guaranteed safe investment that returned more income than it cost each week (a money tree) by just Googling ‘Money Tree + your postcode’, how many would you buy? Do you think there is a bank that[…]

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Today I want to talk about solving problems (or more to the point: NOT solving them)! I’ll start off by saying that every one of us is stuck somewhere between the proverbial ‘rock and a hard place’. We all want more of something in our lives and so we tend to push the barriers to[…]

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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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