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This is how to align your financial goals Jun 16, 2020

Aligning your goals

I had to pop down to a magical Noosaville today for a medical procedure.

Thankfully it was only precautionary, but it’s always important to keep good health front of mind, in the spirit of our 4Fs model.

That is, funfitnessfinance, and…...

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This is what will change post-Covid Jun 12, 2020

Demographic shifts

I was thrilled this week to be invited to appear on Paul Colgan’s BIP show, a new podcast venture for Colgo which has some huge boots to fill following on in the footsteps of Business Insider’s unparalleled Devils and Details series.

In the...

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The fundamentals are always awful Jun 10, 2020

Australia leads rebound

The OECD reported in its latest update that Australia may effectively be leading the developed world out of recession, although there will be a heavy dependence on the government continuing to spend and support the economy beyond the next few months.

With the domestic...

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Yes, the property market is about to bottom, but… Jun 05, 2020

Buyers return

Almost unbelievably (at least from a few months ago) Australia now has only two ICU cases remaining of COVID-19.

Even both the most populous states of Victoria and New South Wales recorded zero new confirmed cases today for the first time in months.

And all of a sudden,...

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This is why the 10,000-hour rule matters May 30, 2020

10,000 hours to mastery

The 10,000-hour rule holds that you need to dedicate 10,000 hours of deliberate practice to become world-class in any given field.

For example, I was recently watching a documentary on the great Aussie golfer Greg Norman, who didn’t even begin playing golf seriously...

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This is what will change after COVID-19 May 30, 2020

Restrictions easing

Happily Australia’s Sunshine Coast has long since been declared COVID-19 free.

And although many restrictions do remain in place, we’re gradually getting back towards some kind of normal.

It’s clear to see that people are itching to get out and socialise...

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This is why your MVP matters May 29, 2020

Your minimum viable product (MVP)

Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur, running your own business, or finding new ways to generate income outside of your paid employment?

If so, then the concept of a minimum viable product (MVP) is worth taking some time out to consider and understand.

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This is why Buffett isn’t ‘buying America’ May 27, 2020

Berkshire shindig

In October 2008 Warren Buffett famously said:

‘Buy America, I am’.

It was an awful time for the US and global economies, but stocks were cheap and devoted followers that took his advice profited handsomely.

Berkshire Hathaway’s recent 2020 Annual Shareholders...

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