Do you know how much the US stock market has returned over the last 100 years? 10.4% per year. That is an astonishing return for an index. Most
Briscoes is a diversified NZ retailer with a long history. I covered Briscoes briefly in my breakdown of the NZ retail sector. If you read that post, you
In the 1920’s, there lived a man named Edward Bernays. Edward was the nephew of psychologist Sigmund Freud, and became a marketing genius, before corporate marketing was really
One of the concepts that took me a long term to wrap my head around was the buying and holding of stocks. I was a teenager when I
I was with a friend the other day I haven’t seen in a while. I was talking to her husband about stocks, and she chimed in and said,
What’s the best way to increase your financial situation? There are two camps. One camp says you should be frugal and save more, while the other camp says
In New Zealand, if you tell someone you’re an “investor”, they will immediately think – property. It’s like a drug in this country. If you’re saving money, it’s
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Why do most people die broke? It’s an interesting phenomenon. If we live out our life expectancy, most of us have 84 years to amass a comfortable fortune.
While personal finance advice can take you in many directions, generally the underlying theme is the same. Acquire some kind of assets so that you can build up
I recently had a call with a new coaching client. When asked this question, her answer was: Full-time vanlife around New Zealand & Australia. Visiting friends and whanau
Imagine this: You see a stock you like. It’s trading for $50 a share. You want to buy it for $45 per share. So you simply tell your
How does one retire early in New Zealand? On this site you will read a lot of advice about savings, FIRE, reducing the costs of your car and
Markets continue to be green and the portfolio is looking strong. As the portfolio nears $100k, I’m spending less time on “hustles” and more time on researching stocks.