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Napoleon Hill famously said, “Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit". And so it was this time ten years ago. At one point during the GFC, things were that bad, the world’s financial system was literally on...

Right now, the U.S. stock market looks like a marriage breakdown. But is it just a separation or a full-blown divorce? For us, the writing has been on the wall for a while. In October, we hosted a webinar called ‘How To Profit in a Falling Market’. The...

Fred and Georgina are about two years out from retirement. Their home is paid off, the kids have moved out, and now their only responsibilities are to each other (plus spoiling the grandkids). Fred works in a factory making ceramic tiles and Georgina works in a...

Happy Australia Day and welcome to our first Moowsletter for 2018! We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and an enjoyable break (if you took one). By now you may have noticed the cow’s had a makeover. It's been a few months in the making and thank...

So here we are eh, about 700 words from the end of 2017. It seems hard to believe the most popular Moowsletter of the year, Why Starting Beautiful Doesn’t Work, was written eleven months ago! It only feels like last week that my inbox got swamped...

“I’m so angry with you I could spit!” That was the response I received from a lady one Saturday morning after I posted a blog in April, 2016, ‘Do We Need a Royal Commission into the Banks?’. I was minding my own business reading the papers in...

If I had to explain bitcoin in one sentence it would be this: bitcoin is like a wheel without a ‘hub’. It’s a peer-to-peer system where all transactions (spokes) occur between users directly without going via an intermediary such as a bank (hub). (Yes, I know,...

Three weeks ago was exactly thirty years since the 1987 stock market crash, AKA ‘Black Monday’. Incredibly, if you look at any thirty-year chart, it’s almost impossible to see now. It’s just drifted into the distance like a dog without a name. Interestingly, if you invested...

On Tuesday morning, I attended a breakfast in the city. It was a ‘think tank’ with a bunch of stockbroker types. The invitation came off the back of last week’s Moowsletter, ‘Jumping at Shadows’. The breakfast was also conditional. Meaning, you had to bring at least...

This time twenty years ago the world was whipping itself into a gale force frenzy. We were gearing up for the new millennium. The Y2K bug (Year 2000) was looking like a genuine show stopper. The belief was computer programs storing year values as two-digit figures...