Investing – Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Investing is an incredibly interesting topic. It’s one of those things that everyone knows they should be doing, but few people actually do early enough because they’re not sure how to get started or what is the best way to trade. One thing that tends to trip new comers up quite a bit is deciding whether to invest in short term investment vehicles or long term investment vehicles. Today, I’ll explain why slow and steady wins the race. Continue reading

No Property Listings, No Long Meetings, No Hassle! – Why Cash Buyers could be Beneficial when Selling your Property Fast

Selling a property, whether it is your first home, an investment opportunity, or an old run-down property that you haven’t managed to get rid of just yet, can take a long time, particularly if you’re not quite sure how to properly market the property. It may have been on the market for a while with no interest, in which case all you are doing is losing money putting it up on the market. So what can you do to ensure a faster sale? Continue reading

Are Brokers Called BROKErs Because They Make You Go Broke?

This post should perhaps have been titled How to Choose a Broker or maybe asked the question Do You Really Need a Broker? While it is indeed about the best practices surrounding your choice of a broker, I thought it would be much more interesting to look at it from the point of view of the Mark Hanna character played by Matthew McConaughey in the 2013 blockbuster film, The Wolf of Wall Street, when he was imparting some invaluable broker knowledge to Jordan Belfort’s character, played by Leonardo DiCaprio.  “The name of the game-,” he said, “moving the money from the client’s pocket to your pocket.” Continue reading