The most offensive word in the English language

Posted by Josh Cratchley / Wednesday, August 02, 2017


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Are politicians finally trying to help Australia's first home buyers?

Posted by Julian Nowland / Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Here in Australian we love property. We love being in it, renovating it, talking about it and complaining about it. ..

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Rentvesting – buying the dump, to afford the palace

Posted by Josh Cratchley / Friday, February 03, 2017

For as long as anyone can remember, owning your own home has been the great Australian dream. Exactly why I’m not sure. The Europeans certainly don’t understand it. ..

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Sydney's property market: 3 reasons why it's so hard to get into

Posted by Julian Nowland / Friday, December 16, 2016

Another day, and another report that Sydney’s property market is one of the most expensive in the world. ..

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Keep it simple: avoid complexity when seeking an SMSF

Posted by Julian Nowland / Friday, November 04, 2016

When new clients come to see us, they usually need help with some financial complicity or milestone event in their lives they don’t have the time, expertise or motivation to deal with themselves. ..

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When two worlds collide: 6 things Australian expats and foreign nationals living in Australia should look for in a financial adviser

Posted by Josh Cratchley / Friday, September 23, 2016

What makes an expert an expert? Are people born to be natural public speakers? Or do they stumble through their first few engagements, and slowly, over time, become more and more comfortable with standing at the front and being the centre of attention? ..

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So smart that you’re dumb with money? Why your intelligence could be keeping you broke

Posted by Julian Nowland / Monday, September 05, 2016

Why are so many smart people so stupid when it comes to money? ..

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Time to cull some Advisers

Posted by Josh Cratchley / Thursday, August 04, 2016

Good, bad or ugly? Download our 10-point guide here for identifying whether the advice you’re receiving is professional, poor or dishonest. ..

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Avoid your own personal Brexit with these 6 fundamental wealth creation strategies

Posted by Julian Nowland / Thursday, July 21, 2016

I had the opportunity to be in the UK for the two weeks leading up to their referendum on whether to remain in the EU or leave. And it provided a fascinating insight into how a nation can split itself along both generational and geographical lines. ..

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Game Over: Why professional athletes like Socceroo Lucas Neill lose their millions through bad financial advice

Posted by Josh Cratchley / Thursday, May 19, 2016

If you’re a soccer fan, you may have been shocked to hear that former Socceroos captain Lucas Neill has declared bankruptcy in the UK following a career where he earned more than an estimated $40m. ..

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Women in the workforce: How one country has made paid parental leave work well for women, for men and for society

Posted by Julian Nowland / Friday, April 29, 2016

In our previous blog post we discussed how anomalies in Australian policies and business practices are making it tough for women to stay in (or return to) the workforce..

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Hardly equal: 5 ways big business is keeping women out of the workforce

Posted by Julian Nowland / Friday, April 22, 2016

As an insider in the finance industry, it seems quite clear that banks, financial intuitions and insurers (particularly insurers) aren’t interested in attaining female clients. ..

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Why these financial advisors think financial advice is overrated

Posted by Josh Cratchley / Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Here’s our latest eBook: Financial Advice is Overrated. ..

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The SMART path to happiness: Making financial goals happen

Posted by Julian Nowland / Thursday, March 03, 2016

Remember all those New Year’s resolutions you made back in January? Well it’s now March, which means either they’ve taken effect or you’ve returned to your 2015 habits. ..

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Selling Fear: Why the media makes every financial news story sound scary

Posted by Josh Cratchley / Friday, January 29, 2016

The media is no longer a civil service. It’s a business. ..

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Start creating wealth by aiming for nothing

Posted by Julian Nowland / Saturday, November 28, 2015

If you’re about to embark on your wealth creation journey, you may be wondering what you should aim for first. ..

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Fight Club – A masterpiece in Advice

Posted by Josh Cratchley / Thursday, October 22, 2015

From the day we start school (if not before), we’re told that we are all unique examples of the roughly 100 billion humans who have walked the earth. ..

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