Can you believe we are almost at the end of the financial year! Crazy how fast life seems to pass by – one minute it’s Christmas, School Holidays, New Year’s resolutions and test cricket, now it’s chilly mornings, and half the year has gone. How are you going in terms of your financial goals? On… Read More
“I thought you had to be on Wall Street to do this kind stuff, I didn’t know I could do it myself.” says farmer’s wife. Traditionally, the world of trading an investing has been for the suits on Wall Street, or for the big men making the calls on the trading floor. For Chris and… Read More
Revealing the hidden costs of holding blue chip shares and then hoping for a result that may just be killing you financially.
More and more often, we meet new clients that have followed what they thought was good advice, “Buy and Hold”, only to end up paying a heavy price, several years later, and all they did was what they were told was right… When we meet with new potential investors, one of the services we offer… Read More
Watch out if you have chased yield in the property or the stock market, here or in the US – then make sure you don’t get caught on the wrong side of this crunch as it will hurt.
As you may have noted over the past couple of weeks, we have been looking at some high quality, special situations property opportunities for our clients. The comparison with some of the “bilge” being pumped out to potential investors by some property promoters is stark. Take a comparison of being in an inner city ring… Read More
Is the passive buy and hold strategy a myth? Let me ask you a very simple question. Have you ever been told by your financial advisor, planner or other guru not to worry “just take the long term view” and she’ll be right? This could literally be a “six word death sentence” for your investments… Read More
The holy grail of the investment industry seems to involve telling investors to buy and hold for the long term – taking what is in effect, the “long term view”. While this may make sense on a couple of fronts – give it time to do its thing, markets always go up over time and… Read More
I always remember my fathers voice, when I was a kid, drilling me to “never pay full price for anything, son”. Interestingly, my father never had a big formal education – family circumstances had him working from 7 years old and full time at age 14. He also encouraged me to get a better education… Read More
Over the past 24 hours, I have been spending time with one of my Mentors and as always, my Moleskine notepad took a hammering as I jotted down several pages of gold. Freshly fueled with a swag of new ideas and brain buzzing, I went through my daily morning ritual today (Bloomberg, what the markets… Read More
Your first experience with stock investing was likely to have been a “Buy and Hold” approach. From an early age, we are taught to Save, don’t use Credit, spend only what you can afford to spend, and pay off debt as quickly as possible. All good advice, but not necessarily the actions that create wealth…. Read More
View Video – Click Here to Register for the Butterfly Strategy This is generally a great time of year to review, refine and reload in order to best position yourself for the next round of opportunities. Thankfully, we don’t have to wait long. Ok so what opportunity is this? The upcoming earning season, starting next week… Read More