Last week you probably caught a glimpse of Peter Costello in the press somewhere, grinning from ear to ear. So why was our longest-standing — and arguably most successful — treasurer looking so happy?
Even previous bitcoin sceptics like US ‘Shark Tank’ star and tech billionaire, Mark Cuban are starting to invest in crypto-focussed funds. He just backed a new Initial Coin Offering (ICO) called 1confirmation.
With this in mind, would you prefer to buy companies paying dividends over those that don’t?
While the official retirement age might be 67, we should mirror-reverse those numbers and expect the unofficial number to be 76.
If you think about income-generating assets, what comes to mind? Real estate? Bonds? Stocks? You can generate income from all three. But which is the best?
I argued for some time now that there is a war on cash. That the government is ushering us to digitise our assets to lock us into the banking system.
When under pressure, people tend to make mistakes. This applies to businesses and governments. After Hurricane Katrina, US government made costly errors.
The way you dress, the way you eat and drink...even the home you live in...can be as good as any billionaire’s. It’s all entirely within your reach.
Meetings are rarely well run. Inefficient meetings are a waste of time. Wasted time is money lost. The less time wasted, the more there is for important tasks.
Property prices don’t always go up, and soon they’ll be coming down. It will be a crisis of income that pushes it over the edge.