Author: Robin Bal

The Comment that made a Post

The Comment that made a Post

Last month I had made a post “Needs and Wants, getting REAL about Money” which attracted a great comment by Althea. I immediately thought that the comment itself would make a good post, so...

Amusing Money Quotes for this Weekend…

Amusing Money Quotes for this Weekend…

“Money isn’t everything…but it ranks right up there with oxygen”. – Rita Davenport “It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money”. – Albert Camus “Poverty...

Managing Financial Risk…

Managing Financial Risk…

The term “risk” describes the probability of an undesirable event happening as a result of a present decision or of some future event. In life, we face multitudes of these risks. Financial risk is...

In Your Best Interest…

In Your Best Interest…

You and you alone, are ultimately responsible for your financial well being. Your decisions will affect how you live on a day to day basis and in the long term. Handling the financial issues...

Investing in Commercial Property

Investing in Commercial Property

Investing in commercial property is well beyond the financial means of most people. Few can afford the large sums of money involved in buying commercial real estate. For most of us our investment in...

Holiday Debt Hangover… CREDIT CARD BILLS…

Holiday Debt Hangover… CREDIT CARD BILLS…

The time to pay up for last years holiday has come around again, but you may have came back from holiday only to find that there a few items on your credit statement that...

Adjusting your Portfolio for Maximum Returns

Adjusting your Portfolio for Maximum Returns

At some point you will need to make changes to your investment portfolio. Often, investors and their advisors make wholesale changes all at once. But that’s not really in your best interest. Read on...

Some Amusing Money Quotes

Some Amusing Money Quotes

You can’t force anyone to love you or lend you money. – Jewish Proverb My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income. – Errol Flynn Money frees you from doing...

Needs and Wants, getting REAL about Money

Needs and Wants, getting REAL about Money

Let’s face it: Most people spend way too much money on things they don’t really need. The more money we make, the more we tend to spend. This endless cycle of materialism has led...

Shocking Revelation About Big Lottery Winners

Shocking Revelation About Big Lottery Winners

I read with amazement a story by Gary Simpson this morning. It concerned a couple in their early 30’s from Western Australia who won AUD $793,151.87. Their lotto dream was realized just two years...