Warning bells are ringing – Q&A

Warning bells are ringing – Q&A

Cash is a terrific parking spot, but a terrible investment.

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The best books of 2014

The best books of 2014

Now the jolly fat man tells me that no-one reads books anymore. I don’t know how true that is, but I do know that they make excellent, thought-provoking and, best of all, cost-effective Christmas presents.

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Q&A: Don’t sell the family jewels…

Q&A: Don’t sell the family jewels…

If you want to buy a home to live in, don’t stuff around with an investment property.

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Here’s pie in your eye…

Here’s pie in your eye…

A few years ago, just after Peter got married, he decided that if he was ever going to get ahead, he needed to “have a crack” at being his own boss.

Today he works 18 hours a day, darting from one store to the other trying to keep things afloat. He’s tired, stressed and fearful about the future for his wife and newborn son.

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Save a Thousand Dollars in Your Lunch Break

Save a Thousand Dollars in Your Lunch Break

Banks. They never forget, bless them. They’re more regular than the fat man when it comes to doling out the Christmas credit.

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Q&A: Sold the Family Farm … for $9 million

Q&A: Sold the Family Farm … for $9 million

Why not set up a private ancillary fund (PAF), which is a charitable trust? It’s a great way to support causes your family believes in.

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