• Money Matters,  Socio-Political

    In your interest

    It is in your interest to know what is going on with your bank accounts. Not only bank accounts but all your financial interests. While some people trust financial advisers and accountants it is always in your interest to check any documents they give you or ask you to sign. Take your time and if necessary take them away and sign another day! In early May I wrote a post about The Royal Commission into the Financial Services Industry. I notice that it is now called The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. This is the royal commission that almost did not happen until…

  • Money Matters,  Socio-Political

    Super slippery slide

    It seems like the global economy is heading for uncertain times gives the Brexit situation and the question I asked is “are we on a super slippery slide economically”? If you are reading this and don’t know what ‘Brexit’ means just turn on your television and within minutes you will be a Brexit expert. While all the negotiations for Great Britain to exit the European Union are underway how stable will the economy be in Australia and how will it impact our local economy? The landscape is unknown and in the days ahead the Australian government may have to negotiate a minefield of issues. Do we have to panic? No!…