When my family and I used to Holiday on the Gold Coast, we always planned to do at least one of the Theme Parks. We would, as we hit the Cav Mall precinct, bit accosted by pushy sales people offering… Read More ›
Financial Seminar Introduction: The following is meant to be general information in nature. I am not a licensed Financial Planner nor am I aware of your specific financial situation. Please consider this only as general information. These are the notes… Read More ›
A friend of mine’s uncle committed suicide a month ago but has only just been found. In the media report no mention is made of suicide. In fact, the media have this weird social convention of never mentioning suicide. They… Read More ›
An Experience with ANZ Bank: An All Too Typical Story of Aussie’s Interaction With Corporate Australia.
I had a frustrating experience with ANZ bank today. Whilst this incident in isolation is nothing particularly major – although it did increase my blood pressure, I blog about it because this kind of thing is pretty much par… Read More ›
I was writing the Morning News Wrap today and I found myself writing this comment: Hey remember when oil was $130 a barrel and petrol was costing us $1.60 a litre. Now it’s $30 and petrol is costing us $1.30… Read More ›
Financial Rape of Australians by Wallet Wizard, Cash Converters and Loan Ranger: Peter Pilt’s Thoughts.
Maybe if you are reading this you are considering taking out a “payday” loan with Wallet Wizard, Cash Converters or the Loan Arranger. I want to be blunt here. These companies are financial bloodsuckers that prey on your desperation…. Read More ›
Every morning, six days a week, I write a Morning News Wrap. This is a summary of the top news stories of the last 24 hours generally with some comment, opinion or attitude inserted. These are normally posted directed to… Read More ›
Today is the first day of the 2013/14 Financial Year, so lets start out by saying Happy Financial Year to us all. With that out of the way, lets get to some tips for better Money Management that I… Read More ›
Well today the Australian Stockmarket is expected to open significantly down, following the bludgeoning of Wall Street during Friday’s trade. There is principle for making money on the Stockmarket that a lot people seem to ignore. It’s pretty simple. Here… Read More ›