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Would You Borrow a Million Dollars?

April 20, 2017 | Marisa Hoffenberg

Recently I caught myself on the brink of doing just that – borrowing a million dollars to purchase an asset that had gone up 90% over the last four years! As I put my hand up to make just one higher bid the words ‘irrational exuberance’ pulled me back. Whether I will thank my sense […]



What Scares You The Most About Property Investing?

December 22, 2015 | Julie Crockett

There are many people who rate ‘fear’ as the reason why they don’t invest in property. Here are the most common responses when asked just what they are most fearful of: Tenant wrecking the property No tenant for a period of time Interest rates rising Losing my job Life circumstance changing Worried about what others […]



Why Women Make Great Property Investors

August 10, 2015 | Julie Crockett

More and more women are taking control when it comes to the family finances and it’s probably no great surprise to many that 72% of Australian women control household spending, according to the latest statistics in ‘Switched on Women’. In fact, women are an extraordinary and powerful group of consumers with 24% of Australian households […]



Buying An Investment Property? What Are The REAL Costs?

July 9, 2015 | Julie Crockett

When we embark on the purchase of our first investment property it’s important to understand the REAL costs associated with the purchase. It’s time to remove those rose coloured glasses and look clearly through the ‘reality’ lens. After all, to make an informed decision about whether to purchase an investment property means considering all the […]



Fifty Shades of Financial Affairs

May 28, 2015 | Janet Culpitt

Being fellow networkers, thanks to WNA, I am sure you all realise the importance of connecting with others. It is also important with regards to your financial affairs. Networking has a definition of “the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business” (source merriam-webster.com). […]



Why Isn’t Everyone Wealthy & Could It Be A Common Reason?

February 19, 2015 | Leo Eliades

One Thursday evening, I had just finished a presentation on wealth mindset when someone from the audience asked me, “ Why isn’t everyone wealthy and is there a common reason?” There are very common reasons to this question which essentially means that if you address them there is no reason why you could not attain […]



Get into Large-Scale Renewable Energy

February 21, 2014 | Tessa Muldoon

Often in a business we have goals that are achievable more achievable than others. The bigger goals that we strive for might seem a little beyond our reach and tug at our aspirational heart strings but maybe it’s time to make a real plan to tick those big achievements off the list. In Australia, there […]



Blackout Proof Your Business

September 17, 2013 | Tessa Muldoon

Imagine this: a blackout occurs in the street in which your business is located and the energy company informs you it could take a few days to fix. How would your operation go? Would you be able to trade on without 24 hours of power? Or worse, would your business lose stock, emergency equipment or […]



Has your Business been Energy Audited?

July 25, 2013 | Tessa Muldoon

Audit doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Each day in a business we perform micro audits of our accounts, practices, procedures and state of play and it rarely will send a shiver down the spine. So bringing in a professional to complete an energy audit of your business or premises isn’t the arduous task […]



Is Your Air Conditioning Costing You More for Less?

November 23, 2012 | Tessa Muldoon

As the weather heats up it’s easy to unconsciously switch on the office air conditioning and get on with what you are doing. But have you ever stopped to think how much it is actually costing you? Before the peak cooling season begins it might be time to conduct and air conditioning audit and see […]