Archive for the Investor Philosophy Category


But, what if house prices keep dropping?

BUT, WHAT IF HOUSE PRICES KEEP DROPPING? Here’s a BUT question I encountered a lot while searching for property in Florida in late 2010.  Seemed like the conventional thinking was property prices were going to drop to zero.  I remember a particular encounter when this question popped up.  It was during a bank visit to […]

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Interest rates and the property investor …

When interest rates go up, most homeowners react the same way … they take a big gulp! Conversely, when interest rates drop, these same people let out a big cheer. Now, what about most property investors?  How do they react? You’re right, they react about the same.  Maybe they take a bigger gulp or let […]

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Business and Life Wisdom from Ruslan Kogan

I just spent the morning listening to Ruslan Kogan – founder and CEO of kogan.com – share his business and life wisdom.  Probably the best speech I’ve ever heard.  Not because he made everyone laugh a lot – although he did; not because he had great stories – although he did; and not because he’s […]

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Expert … what kind?

Next time you run into an “expert” you may want to find out “what kind.”  Especially, if this particular expert want to sell you something.  Or, wants to give you some advise. You see, the person may very well be an expert.  It’s just that they’re not an expert in what they say they are, […]

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Why is JP Morgan so concerned about your financial future?

Is JP Morgan concerned about your financial future? They must be.  After all, they put out an article with the headline, “Every 25 Year-Old American Should See This Chart.”  The article goes on to sell you on how compound interest works and the earlier you invest, the more money you’ll have in retirement.  Bottom line, […]

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