May 2011

Cashflow – Why is a Paycheck like Fetching Water?

I used to think there was only one kind of cashflow; a paycheck.  But, over the years, I’ve learned a paycheck is just one of many cashflow types. And now, I feel it’s one of the lowest forms of cashflow; one of the least attractive.  In my opinion, it’s not the cashflow of lifestyle.  Any […]

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Is Happiness a Lifestyle Requirement?

How can you claim to have a great lifestyle if you’re not happy? You can’t.  Well, you can, but it won’t be convincing! Therefore, it seems to me happiness must be a lifestyle requirement.  Do you agree? If so, then now we need to know … what is happiness? I’m not sure exactly what it […]

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How do you protect yourself against a thief?

What kind of question is that? Well, it’s one I came up with while reading George H. Ross’s book, Trump Strategies for Real Estate: Billionaire Lessons for the Small Investor.  George gives the answer on page 74. And, from personal experience I can vouch for its veracity.  His answer is the truth.  I know because I’ve […]

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Property correction necessarily a bad thing?

Ok, let’s say there is a big correction in the Australian housing market.  Let’s say there is a “bubble” and it bursts.  Is this necessarily a bad thing? I have direct experience that says it may not be. “What experience?”  I can hear you ask. Well, let’s see.  I’ve got property in the USA.  In […]

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How are finding your car keys and striking oil the same?

Have you ever lost your car keys? You look everywhere.  You start to panic, “Oh my God, I’ve lost my keys.” That sinking feeling starts to set in … That happened to me one time.  And, I came up with a brilliant solution.  I asked my 10 year old daughter for some help.  Here’s what […]

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