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 Notes: How to do better with what you already have.
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 ›
Suicide–I think We Should Be Talking About It Not Cloaking It In Secrecy.
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 ›
Peter Pilt’s Thoughts on the 2016 Federal Budget
Tonight the 2016 Federal Budget was handed down by Treasurer Scott Morrison. In his opening remarks Morrison said that this is “not just another budget but an economic plan.” The Government plans to spend $450.55 billion in the next… Read More ›
A Blog On Who Is Screwing The Australian Public With The Current High Petrol Prices
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 ›
Peter Pilt’s Selection of the Top 43 News Stories (with images) of 2015
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 ›
My Top 19 Essential Money Tips for a Happy Financial Year
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 ›
A Guaranteed Way to Make Money on the Stockmarket
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 ›