Inflation Doesn’t Exist For Bitcoiners

For most people, inflation is an inevitability. Every year, inflation means things are going to get more expensive, and that’s just the way it is. Or is it?

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Quick Thoughts: The Logical Answer Is Bitcoin

A quick recap of the last few weeks. First, Silicon Valley Bank got into solvency problems and filed for bankruptcy. “Solvency problems” doesn’t really mean much to most

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This Retirement Home Operator Could Be A Bargain

Walter Schloss. You may not know the name, but trust me, all the best investors in the world do. That’s because Schloss was easily one of the greatest

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Sharesies Review: An Honest Look At New Zealand’s Popular New Share Broker

Thinking about using Sharesies as your share broker?Sharesies is one of the newest share brokers on the scene and offers good value to smaller investors.Below is a quick

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What Is A Dividend Reinvestment Plan?

Whenever you receive a dividend, you may get asked if you want to participate in the "Dividend Reinvestment Plan".In this article, I'll explain exactly what this means, what

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Portfolio Update – February 2023

Very short portfolio update this month as I’ve been pretty inactive. I’ve had a lot of other duties taking up my time and had hardly any time for

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Is This Aussie Retailer A Hidden Gem?

Aussie retail stocks have been very interesting over the past twelve months. Many are at multi-year lows – not surprising – the market prices in rising rates and

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Portfolio Update – January 2023

First month of 2023 is in the bag and a lot got done this month.I've spent most of my free time building out moneybren.com, and I now have

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How To Set Up And Use An Exodus Wallet

An Exodus crypto wallet is a free software wallet that allows you to securely store, manage, and trade a variety of different cryptocurrencies. In this post, we will walk

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Is POLI Safe? (And How To Protect Yourself If You Use It)

What Is POLi?POLi is a technology developed by Australia Post.It is an online payments option you can use for online shopping that allows you pay the merchant instantly

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Easy Crypto Review

Who is EasyCrypto?EasyCrypto is a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency brokerage based in New Zealand.It was founded by Alan and Janine - a local brother and sister pair who started

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What Is The Starbucks Experiment?

In the personal finance space, especially among the frugal living and FIRE advocates, the subject of coffee comes up a lot.Seriously - all the time.This is because there

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Why Are Interest Rates Going Up In New Zealand?

Interest rates have been going up in New Zealand since the government started raising them in October 2021.But why does the government raise and drop interest rates?And how

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Why Your Circle Is Important (And How To Build It)

When I was a teenager my group of friends were really into cars. Every time a car drove past they would say "Wow did you see that Supra! OMG

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7 Simple Rules That Will Make You A Millionaire

Buy Things That Go Up In Value One of the simplest rules of building wealth is to only go into debt for things that go up in value.

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Is Your House Really An Asset?

Is your home an asset or a liability?In traditional accounting, houses are classed as assets (as are cars, computers, boats and other "things" you buy).However, in Rich Dad

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How To Allocate Your Investment Portfolio

Portfolio allocation is about how you divide up your portfolio. How much goes into stocks? How much stays in cash? How much into gold? Bonds? Real Estate?The reason

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I Purchased Lotto Every Week For A Year

Back in 2018 I did an experiment.I wanted to see - what's the return on buying Lotto regularly?So I purchased Lotto every week for an entire year.The process

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What’s Happening With Inflation In New Zealand?

Remember when you could buy a Big Mac at McDonald's for $1?That was 25 years ago.Today, a Big Mac costs $7.This increase in prices over time is known

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How People Are Retiring In Their Twenties And Thirties With FIRE

In New Zealand, the current retirement age is 65.That means when you turn 65, you can officially stop working and the government will start to pay your living

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