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Buying What You Need

May 21, 2015

We tend not to appreciate what we need. We certainly know what we want but not always what we need.

Smartphones are a case in point. Every year we get introduced to a new product cycle of phones. Apple, Samsung, HTC, Lenovo, Microsoft, Nokia, Sony, LG. The list […]

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Looking At Two of Our Biggest Mistakes as Investors

November 26, 2014

Years in finance have taught me it’s common practice to see individuals consistently make the same investing mistakes. I include myself within that group, as we are all guilty of biases that we don’t notice or appreciate. We are, after all, human.
We like to see […]

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Financial Biases You Didn’t Realise You Had

February 27, 2014

Research over the last couple of decades has shown that as much as the finance system assumes that we, as individual investors, are rational, the reality is we are certainly not. The dotcom bubble and the global financial crisis certainly reinforce the fact.

A key consideration in this […]

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The Richest Man In Babylon For Today – 10 Steps To Financial Success

December 24, 2013

A useful approach to thinking about your personal finances:

Pay yourself first
Develop a budget
Pay off debts
Start looking for ways to put your money to work
Accept risk, but be careful
Don’t procrastinate
Invest in your home
Invest in your retirement savings
Invest in yourself […]

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