Author: Robin Bal

The Biggest Risk To Your Wealth Is Divorce!

The Biggest Risk To Your Wealth Is Divorce!

Ask most people to guess what the biggest risk they need to asset protect themselves against and they will usually guess either being sued or paying too much tax. Asset protection is a crucial...

Goodbye Old Friend, Hope We Never Meet Again

Goodbye Old Friend, Hope We Never Meet Again

I said goodbye to an old friend a few weeks ago. We’ve known each other almost thirty years, ever since I started high school really. We were together on my first date, first kiss,...

TIME, not TIMING: The Key To Successful Investing

TIME, not TIMING: The Key To Successful Investing

When the market climate is uncertain, investors often become nervous and lose sight of their long-term investment goals. They are often tempted to postpone new investment, and even to sell their current holdingswith the...

Why Equities Make Sense Despite Significant Events.

Why Equities Make Sense Despite Significant Events.

In periods of volatility, it is natural for investors to be concerned about the value of their investments. However it is important to remember that equity investing is for the long term. Over the...

The Fear Of Embarrassment Is A Powerful Influence

The Fear Of Embarrassment Is A Powerful Influence

The other day I read an amazing statistic? It said that as many as half the people who end up divorced had a strong feeling before the wedding that they were doing the wrong...

Is Interest The Only Aspect Of A Loan?

Is Interest The Only Aspect Of A Loan?

After consumers complete the loan application and have chosen a loan type, the lender provides several documents to borrowers that disclose important aspects of the loan. When it comes to borrowing money, it is...

Why Take A Rich Person To Lunch And Pay For It?

Why Take A Rich Person To Lunch And Pay For It?

The recipe for a successful business meal seems deceptively easy. “Let’s meet for lunch,” you tell a client or associate. You get together. You talk business. A business lunch is never about lunch, it’s...

Euro And Oil Soar To New Highs

Euro And Oil Soar To New Highs

The euro climbed to a record high of US$1.5070 in midmorning European trading on Wednesday as sentiment increased that the U.S. Federal Reserve would continue its rate cut campaign. Oil prices rose to a...

How To Sharpen Your Investment Skills?

How To Sharpen Your Investment Skills?

To be a good investor it requires financial intelligence that you should constantly improve. You have to start reading a lot of books and magazines, the great idea can come without even knowing. Inform...

Retirement Savers: How Much Money Is Enough?

Retirement Savers: How Much Money Is Enough?

When people discuss retiring or having a sea change or chasing their passion, the different reactions usually involve money: “I’d love to do it but I don’t have enough money.” You reach retirement age...