T-Bomb: The type of student I love to work with

Truth Bomb Tuesday: The secret to success is so simple, it’s almost boring. It’s one of my favourite sayings: How do you eat an elephant? One mouthful at a time. I love it because I think it captures two of the biggest barriers people have to overcome on their journey towards financial freedom. I think […]

When Do the Rich Make Money?

When it comes to the wealth of the rich people like to throw around a lot of assumtions, “The rich exploited this boom, or this guy just got lucky, ect. ect.” When in reality, the rich make the most money when times are tough and the ecomony is weak. This has been a repeating and […]

Raiding super to buy property – I wouldn’t.

Property is already shaping as the financial destination of choice post-crisis… One of the things I’m expecting to come out of this crisis is a “pivot to property”. Property typically does well in a crisis. It’s a stable asset class. Even if you look at something like the property busts in Ireland or the US […]

Why Aussies now worry about ‘the Chinese threat’

The world is taking a different stand on China these days. Australia is at the pointy end. What the economy wants and what the people want can often be too entirely different things. That was on display this week when US Trade Advisor Peter Navarro said that the US-China trade deal was ‘over.’ The markets […]

What you aren’t being told about Rental Gaurentee

Rental Gaurentees are a super common policy, often with new properties, often with negative gearing, it’s a tempting draw for investors looking for security… But it’s a con. And I’m here to tell you why, as a investor, you never win out on rental gaurentees. If you want to find out more about this type […]

2.3m lose work and no one’s talking about it?!

The official stats are giving us a completely distorted picture of what’s happening in the labour market. A lot of people are living in fairyland right now. That’s the only thing I can take from the analysis of the unemployment numbers last week. On the face of it, they were bad, but perhaps not as […]

T-Bomb: The worst investment I ever made

Truth Bomb Tuesday: Don’t sell yourself out. It’s never worth it. As a celebrity investor, there is one trade I warn all my students about. It’s a guaranteed misery trade. What is it? Selling your soul to the devil. Now I’m not talking about the actual devil here. What you choose to do with your […]

Crash-grind-boom: The disaster cycle explained

Keep your powder dry. Don’t pull the trigger until the grind begins to end. “Why are you getting ready to invest, Dymphna?” Ok, I was making the point earlier in the week that there wasn’t going to be a V-shaped recovery. A few people asked me then, well, why are you getting ready to invest […]