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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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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 how the rules of money changed in 2020 May 25, 2020

New rules of money

The Coronavirus shutdown this year has changed the rules of money in a number of ways.

Here are 3 key ways in which the rules of money have changed.

1 – ZIRP is here to stay

The Reserve Bank in Australia has signaled that interest rates will be stuck at the effective...

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This is why you CAN’T rely solely on your labour May 22, 2020

4 factors of production

How can you thrive in the modern Australian economy?

Here’s how…

You need to recognise that there are 4 factors of production, and these are:

(i) Land – nothing productive can flourish without land, and therefore well-located real estate will...

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This is what the shutdown means for your strategy May 05, 2020

Tax reforms afoot

A few thoughts for you today on what life might look like on the ‘other side’ of the Coronavirus shutdown.

There are plans afoot for a staged transition from stamp duty to a broad-based land tax in New South Wales as part of wider tax reform package.

Ostensibly this...

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