Is This The Best You’ve Got?

I’m not a huge follower of American politics, however, even down here in Australia, it’s been hard to get away from all the news reports regarding Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump running for president. Normally when the US elections roll around it’s fairly easy to see which side has the “better” candidate and which team

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I’m finally done with our builder – 1 year and 1 month after handover!

When my wife and I decided to build a house we thought we knew what we were getting in for, after all, we had done it before 7 years earlier. I had no idea just how wrong of an assumption that was. It turns out that not all builders and site supervisors are created equal.

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How To Maximize Business Profits By Reducing Costs

When it comes to running a successful business, the aim of the game is to maximize profits. Let’s face it, if you aren’t turning a profit then you aren’t going to be in business for very long. The obvious answer when it comes to hitting those profit goals is to increase revenue, however, selling more

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3 Things To Know About Day Trading Lifestyle

A lot of people these days are tempted by the idea of going into business for themselves. We wrote recently about how to become an entrepreneur in the modern economic climate, and this is something more and more people seem to be interested in. But even if you’re not looking to start your own business,

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Start Holiday Planning NOW And Save Money

Don’t shoot the messenger, but the holidays (Christmas) is only 11 weeks away. I know, how the hell did that sneak up on me yet again? Fortunately for my wife and I, we don’t do any massive Christmas shopping these days, but I still like to try and save money where I can, and a

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3 Tips on How To Become A Successful Entrepreneur

Becoming an entrepreneur has never been easier, yet more people than ever still end up failing to make their dreams a reality. Sadly, I still count myself in that last category of people who have yet to achieve their entrepreneurship goals, it’s not for a lack of will or work ethic though – so let’s

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The Best $500 I Spent This Year

$500 isn’t a small amount of money, and it’s certainly not an amount I would consider spending lightly, but this last week I spent $500 on something more important than almost anything else – my health. I spoke about this early last year, but having just undergone the procedure again, I feel like it’s worth

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How Different-Sized Businesses Benefit from Video Conferencing

Video solutions are fast changing the business landscape. They’ve effectively removed the need to travel while allowing face to face interactions to take off. Interested? Here’s how different companies are taking advantage of the ton of features and handy benefits video systems offer

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Is Getting Scammed Inevitable?

Over the past decade, we have all more or less learned to say goodbye to personal privacy. Whether you’re a Target shopped who got your personal credit card info swiped, or Hillary Clinton who lost track of your damn emails, we’ve all seen aspects of our lives that used to be secret become, more or

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Social Conformity – Are You Following The Herd?

Do you ever wonder why it is that people all tend to do what others are doing and how it can be impacting how you live day to day? Well, I came across a video last week which I think sums it up pretty damn well – it’s only a few minutes and I highly

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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 (Thank you Turbo Tax), but when it comes to making tax effective

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