DIVERSIFY YOUR RETIREMENT FUNDS

DIVERSIFY YOUR RETIREMENT FUNDS Nothing is sacred from the claws of a desperate government, as we saw last year in France and in New South Wales and now in Ireland: Drowning in debt and faced with unpopular, unrealistic, ridiculously unpopular austerity measures, the Irish government has announced that it will now tax private pension savings. [...]

A BETTER WEBHOST FOR YOUR WEBSITE

A BETTER WEBHOST FOR YOUR WEBSITE Following my own advice, I have now established my own “profitable hobby” – a webhosting service. Go to www.cheapesthosting.net.au and also www.valuewebsites.info

WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED TO THE US HOUSING MARKET

WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED TO THE US HOUSING MARKET The US housing market collapse had its genesis in 2002, when George Bush took action to allow everyone to own their own home. At the time only 7% of the poor did. So he had HUD (the government agency for Housing and Urban Development) guarantee loans for [...]

AVOID BECOMING “COLATERAL DAMAGE”

AVOID BECOMING “COLATERAL DAMAGE” There are storm clouds ahead for anyone approaching retirement, and who knows what will happen over the next 20-25 years? In these uncertain times, when most of us don’t have enough for a comfortable retirement, you need to take evasive action to avoid being caught up as collateral damage in some [...]