Worry Isn’t Something We Value

I worry about money. I bet you worry about money, too. But here’s the interesting thing: I’ve never worked with anyone who identified “worry” as something they valued. So why do we let worry about money drive so much of our thinking and decision making? My experience suggests our worry comes from trying to control…

The most important lesson to teach your children about money

We live in a world of consumption, where people seek immediate gratification with the latest and greatest gadgets and products as soon as they hit the shelves. Think about Apple and the ridiculously long line of people who queue for their updated iPhones!   When it comes to money management and becoming rich, though, patience and…

Do I really need a Will & what are the steps to take?

No one likes to talk about death but it is a fact of life. The problem is that by not talking about it, many people never get around to preparing for it either. A common saying is that there are only two certainties in life – death and taxes – yet we generally prepare for…

How to Turn Your Wishes Into Reality Instead of Regrets

Recently I shared how scared and worried I felt at the thought of losing my wife after her accident. As frightening as that experience was, it also helped me reflect and decide that I didn’t want any more regrets. I thought you might feel the same way, so I asked for your deathbed wish list….

How To Get Out Of Debt – The Complete Guide

Kick your debt problem to the curb once and for all with this step-by-step guide Are you sick and tired of credit card bills?  Are you ready to discover how to get out of debt once and for all? If you want a permanent debt solution, then I have shocking news for you: debt is…

The history of money [Infographic]

Some form of currency has been around for nearly as long as people have walked the earth.  From bartering, to trading cattle, to swapping Bitcoins, the following infographic from mint.com explores the evolution of money including the many monetary experiments that have taken place since ancient times. Some forms of currency have stood the test of time…

4 steps to getting out of debt

Debt sounds like such a bad word, doesn’t it? The thing is there is good debt and bad debt.  Good debt makes you money – such as a mortgage on an investment property. You’re technically using other people’s money to create wealth through capital growth. On the other hand, bad debt costs you money –…

Why every generation feels entitled

Beyond debates about the avocado smash generation lies some misnomers on which generation had it better, writes… John Daley, Grattan Institute and Brendan Coates, Grattan Institute It’s a time-honoured tradition for older and younger generations of Australians to argue about whether government is treating them fairly.   Our report Age of Entitlement, released last month,…

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