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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why I’m not banking on a V-shaped recovery

If you’re banking on a V-shaped recovery, you’ll get it.. and you’ll be disappointed. A lot of people seem to be banking on a V-shaped recovery. They’re going to be disappointed. We will get a V-shaped recovery. That’s what it’s going to look like. But it’s not going to save us from the pain that’s […]

The panic building in Australia’s money elite

We’re rushing at a cliff, and our money elite don’t know what we’re going to do… There’s a growing sense of panic in Australia’s money elite. They’re looking at the same data I’m looking at, and are starting to worry about the same things. Because right now we’ve primed our policy settings for a ‘Black […]

Conquer the Chaos Part 1: How did we get here?

Welcome to part one of our new podcast series covering just how the COVID-19 pandemic has effected real estate, what can you do now, and what the future holds for the Australian property landscape. Part 1 of this series is an overview and introduction to the crisis sweeping the globe, covering the exact trail of […]