I recently presented to a group of business people, and they really enjoyed the talk on entrepreneurs. So I offered to provide them with the slides, but turned it into an ebook. It's now available if you would like it. ... See MoreSee Less
WHAT'S WRONG WITH A BUDGET Whenever i speak with people about budgets, they tell me all the reasons why they don't work with a budget. They are too real! They are too confronting! Budgets are scary! If budgets frighten you, tell me why. Your answer in the comments below will be great help for something I am working on right now. Thanks in advance. ... See MoreSee Less
STICKING THE KNIFE INTO OLD AGE Yesterday, the Australian federal treasurer Joe Hockey handed down his second budget and changes to pension entitlements drive home the message to be financially secure in your older age. As more cuts are made to entitlements, no matter how small they may be considered by some, pensioners will increasingly become dependent on the sums they retire with. But as people live longer through the miracles of modern medicine, so too will the need to be able to finance their older ages. All of these consequences need to be considered well before retirement approaches. Anyone thinking they will simply be able to draw down on a publicly funded, tax driven, social security benefit in old age is living in a dream. No-one thinks it will happen to them, but just look around and ask a pensioner how happy they are with their financial position, and if they were given their time over again, what would they do differently! If you wait until tomorrow, then today is a wasted opportunity! ... See MoreSee Less
13 May 2015 The Coalition's second budget comes at the expense of older Australians, says National Seniors. The 2015 federal budget slashes $2.4 billion from pensions; cuts over $50 million from aged ...