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Build Wealth with Old-Time Money Values

September 9, 2014 Filed under Personal financial management

Our forebears lived through hard times and, if they were alive today, would no doubt remark that we live in luxury by comparison.

Despite their meagre household incomes and large families, by  and large they were able to provide the essentials of life for their families without handouts from the Government and without going broke. Read more

Get More Happiness for your Money

December 16, 2013 Filed under Personal financial management

One of the world’s most successful investors, Warren Buffet, made a pledge in 2006 to give away 99% of his fortune during his lifetime or on his death.

Since making this decision to give away his wealth, Buffet says he ‘couldn’t be happier’ and ‘the asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends’. Read more

Seven Cures for a Lean Purse

March 7, 2013 Filed under Personal financial management

The principles of wealth creation haven’t changed since money was first invented. Some of the most insightful and inspirational books were written decades ago yet they are still relevant today. One of the most enduring classics is The Richest Man in Babylon by George S Clason, first published in 1926 and more recently published by Penguin. Read more

Mae West Quote

July 27, 2012 Filed under Quote of the Week

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” Mae West (1893 – 1980),  American actress, playwright.

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