Given our Asian friends' propensity to speculate/gamble on almost anything that might offer a capital profit, AND save face if they get it wrong - the statistics quoted in the article below could be understated
The financial crisis ripped through Wall Street - and the rest of the world - 10 years ago, pushing the global economy to the 'edge of the cliff'. One might think those searing experiences would
Like many developed countries, Australia has a high median age and a relatively large proportion of its population is aged 65+. Our friends at McCrindle Research are always keen to share their insights and have just released
You may have already heard the news that Australia's population has hit the 25 million mark according to projections from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). How things have changed heh - when I was
Joining The Dots: inflation has been ‘missing in action’ for the best part of a decade, primarily because we've created a world where we can produce excess goods and services cheaply. Our world in 2018
If you've known me for a while, you'd know that I've criticised all levels of government for a long time now - federal, state & local they each waste so much money - for
Loyalty in banking? It’s a one way street – they have none for you! So why on earth should you have any for them…..
Who would have thought hey? Our banks have been found 'guilty' of taking advantage of their loyal clients. I've been telling this to my clients for at least seven years!! But this comment from
Last week, I came across an article online about a CBA sales agent urging first home buyers to borrow against a parent’s house: "Commonwealth Bank is encouraging struggling first home buyers to borrow 100
Recently, I posted my first podcast where I was interviewed by Tyrone Shum. Tyrone runs the podcast show called Property Investory - created for people who want to learn more & are passionate about property
People frequently ask me this question: "What drove you to become a property investor and to create Smart Property Adviser?" My answer is simple really. "It’s my PASSION; what gets me out of bed every
Our very own Big Short in the making? 40% of all new owner-occupied home loans in 2016 were Interest Only facilities!!!
This RANT is a mix of commentary from a 'much smarter' man than I along with my own observations. It's timely & eye-opening. Enjoy. There’s a growing disconnect between the real economy and the market
Investors should think twice before taking out a line of credit against their home, a property mentor has warned. While many investors opt for a secured line of credit to cover costs in their portfolio