Archive for the Article Reviews Category


When’s the best time to start a business?

I don’t know but, I came across an article that gives a great answer to this question.  It comes from a credible source.  A young lady who knows what she’s talking about.  She’s done it. I like the article because she doesn’t answer the question directly.  She let’s the reader come to the obvious correct […]

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Should Failure be a good word?

Why does the word failure get such a bad rap? If failure is so bad, so negative, so damaging, then why is it that most successful people have used it to propel themselves to success? Could it be that failure is “part and parcel” with success? Could it be that without failure, there’s no success? […]

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Are the Good Times Over?

Bernard Salt makes a “confronting proposition” in this month’s Australian Property Investor (API) magazine article titled How and why Australia will change (pg 65). Here’s what it is … the confronting proposition, “The good times are over; what lies ahead is a decade of challenge and change?“ I found this proposition interesting.  It got my […]

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What is a Qualified Financial Advisor?

In the February 2011 Australian Property Investor (API) magazine, Christopher Joye in his article “Here are my top investment tips” gives some advice as follows: “Before proceeding with any investment, I would encourage you to consult with a qualified financial advisor.” So,  I quickly set out to discover what is a so-called “Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA)?”

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What sort of investor are you?

While reading “Waiting for the Big Switch” by Bernard Salt, in the Feb 2011 Australian Property Investor (API) magazine I came across this question, “What sort of investor are you?” And, boy it confused me.  I thought to myself, “I don’t know, is there any other sort?” I was further confused when the author gave me […]

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