Your Kids Will Be Worth $100 Million If You Do This One Thing

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

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Briscoes Group: A Cash Generating Machine

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

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This Is Why People Are Broke (But You’re Going To Be Rich)

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

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Why You Need To Hold Your Stocks Long Term!

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

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Buying Stocks Is Like Buying Businesses

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,

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Save More Or Earn More? Which One’s Better?

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

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No, Rental Properties Are NOT Great Investments

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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Hatch Review: A Platform Specialising in US Stocks

the important stuff Available: All major markets Instruments: Stocks, Options, Margin, Shorts and more. Brokerage fees: Between 1% to 5%. Minimum order: Varies Interactive Brokers is a US

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Why You Haven’t Mastered Money (And How You Can)

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.

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The #1 Thing That Determines How Rich You Become

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

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What Does Your “Financially Free” Life Look Like (And Are You Already There?)

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

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How To Get Paid For Stocks You Don’t Even Own!

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

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How To Retire Early (And Rich) In New Zealand

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

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Portfolio Update – July 2023

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.

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