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24Aug 2017

From international tennis stars one week to the average mum and dad the next. The ABC’s 7:30 recently featured a story on victims of poor financial advice (investors duped by a noted investment spruiker) who are calling for reforms to protect anyone else from suffering what they’ve endured over the past decade. Despite these investors […]

17Aug 2017

Boom Boom Goes Bust Bust

August 17, 2017

If you are old enough, you’ll remember him winning Wimbledon as a 17-year-old. Three decades later you may have heard the news about him going bankrupt as a 49-year-old. The man in question is Boris ‘Boom Boom’ Becker. In the wake of his bankruptcy there have been lifetime earnings figures tossed around from the tens […]

28Jul 2017

2017 June Quarter Review

July 28, 2017

Economic Overview Political uncertainty remained a feature in the June quarter as President Trump dismissed FBI director James Comey and French and UK elections were held. In the EU, risk eventually retreated as the Centrist and Pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron won a convincing victory in the French elections. In the UK things weren’t quite as […]

13Jul 2017

The www, the internets, the dark web, the Google, the email thing or whatever you choose to call it. The thing on your laptop, tablet or phone that connects you to the rest of the world has been the most boundary flattening way to access information since the encyclopaedia salesman knocked on doors. The good […]

06Jul 2017

You may have noted it’s a tough time in media right now; at Fairfax, another round of reporters have taken redundancies as private equity circles. News Corp have been bleeding money and laying off photographers and subeditors, while remaining staff were reportedly told the company “is in a fight for its life”. Most recently, Channel Ten went […]