Making the most of the beautiful weather

No post from me today – i’ve been spending lots of time with my wife and kids getting out and about in the glorious sunshine all weekend

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Why Having a Great Accountant is Critical When Running a Business

I’m sure i’m not alone when I say this, but I hate tax time. All the paper work, receipts, calculating profit and losses – the whole thing sends me bonkers. I’m normally pretty good when it comes to managing money and personal finances, but when it comes to making tax effective decisions, having a knowledgeable

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Should the Government Sponsor Olympic Athletes?

$370 million is apparently what the Australian government has spent on our Olympic Athletes so they can compete on the world stage in Rio. Let me say that again – $370 MILLION! Australian sent 422 athletes across 26 sports to Rio, so that means the tax paying public spent $876,777 per athlete between the London and

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10 Creative Ways to Fund Your Startup

One day you’re in the shower just getting ready for work then the proverbial light bulb just goes off in your mind. Whether that eureka moment brought about an inventive new way to do things or it presented a solution to an obstacle people had to get around doing or you realized you could make

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Internet Safety 101, Keeping Your Finances Safe

Using money online isn’t something we’re afraid of doing, in fact we’re so accustomed to shopping and buying online that we’ve become somewhat numb to the risks it can involve. In the back of our minds we all know how dangerous the internet can be, particularly how rife identity theft is, and yet a lot

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Who spends money on mobile games?

I’ll start off by saying i’m not normally the type of person to spend money on mobile games. I find them to be (for the most part) not worth my money. This last few weeks though with the entire world being taken over by Pokemon Go and Nintendo’s share price rocketing, i’m starting to wonder

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4 Reasons Why You May Want to Rent Instead of Buy a Piece of Property

When you buy a home, you will be stuck to that location for the rest of your life, assuming that you will be living in it. Even if you did move out to a different apartment or house in order to pursue a new job or just see what other cities have to offer, you

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The vacation is over – time to tighten the belt and the wallet

If you remember a few weeks ago I spoke about doing a share house to save money on accommodation when going on vacation, well I didn’t post last week as I was on that vacation I mentioned for my Mothers 60th. I decided I would leave both my physical and virtual life at home for

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Breaking down the Barriers: How mobility makes the Forex Market more Accessible

If you think back to the stereotypical view of the stock exchange in the late-1980’s, you will instantly picture a mosh-pit of traders angrily waving their cellphones while completing deals. The same principles could be applied to old-school currency trading, where endless complexities and the seemingly elusive nature of the discipline created substantial barriers to

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7 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Online Trading

Information is power. That is no less true in online trading. To make educated decisions when trading online, you’ll need to know what is right from what is wrong. Also, information will give investors reasonable expectations of success of their online trading ventures

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Sickness Strikes AGAIN!

I swear, ever since having kids I get sick almost every second month. It’s hard to believe that it can make such a big difference, but as I sit here expelling mucus i’m painfully aware of just how frequently we seem to be getting sick these days. It’s not a lot of fun, but it’s

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Home Improvements That Keep Costing Money

As many of your will be aware, my wife and I moved into a new house about 9 months ago. We decided that we would spend a bit extra to get the house we wanted, rather than making do on many of the things we did in our first house. Unfortunately not everything went to

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