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Is this where your passive income will come from? Sep 02, 2019

If you’ve been following my blogs and analysis over the years you’ll have no doubt noticed a number of recurring themes.

Understanding some the big structural trends can help you with your strategy.

Australia has a rapidly growing but ageing population, with about 1.7 million persons...

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Instead of trying to win, do this Aug 30, 2019

After spending a couple of ‘gap years’ travelling and playing cricket I started my first professional role at an odd time of year, and more than once this caused some consternation with my peer group when I was promoted slightly out of sync with the rest of the firm’s intake.

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Is this why yields are so damn low? Aug 29, 2019

Nominal interest rates and bond yields are now low in Australia, just as they are in many other countries.

In many cases around the world bond yields have even turned negative.

In fact, bond yields have generally been trending lower for the past couple of decades…but why?

As with all...

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Should this be your simple big idea? Aug 27, 2019

There’s no right ‘approach’ to building wealth, only the right approach for you.

It often makes sense, therefore, to take the key principles of investing, and then reform them into a strategy that works best for you.

Simple is better than complex, and the ideal approach should...

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Could this be your fastest route to financial independence? Aug 27, 2019

Real estate and stocks and the asset classes investors use to compound their wealth powerfully over time.

But the quickest way to financial independence? It may well be to start your own business.

Provided you do your research to understand your target market and make a defined plan, you can...

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This is why capital growth theory rules Aug 25, 2019

If you’re aiming to maximise your long-term wealth, the Kelly capital growth criterion can help you towards the highest expected result.

From blackjack players to sports betting variations on the same model have been used for at least half a century, aiming to place high value bets on...

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Be wary of reversion to the mean…& this is why Aug 21, 2019

Today, a quick look at three slides from our Next Level Wealth live coaching call for members this week.

Firstly, US stock markets are extremely expensive – on a par with where they were on Black Tuesday in 1929 – that doesn’t necessarily mean a crash is imminent, but if you buy...

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This is why it’s tough to be contrarian Aug 19, 2019

We tend to like thinking that we’re different or unique, but often we’re more similar to others than we care to admit.

And this applies especially to our peer group.

We all intuitively know that rejection hurts, of course.

But a fascinating neuroimaging study suggested that, in...

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