• Economy

    Up or Down? You decide.

    Reading Time: 2 Minutes Sigh. “Don’t wish things were easier, wish you were better”. I know, I know – Jim Rohn quotes are pretty corny sometimes aren’t they? But oh so TRUE. A bit bonkers this week, the parents are away which means that it’s yours truly’s turn to dog-sit for them for a couple of weeks. Not that I mind, look at that little fluff ball: Feels good having her around. I mean, MrsFrugalSamurai is good and all… but she can’t give me licks down “there” y’know? Points to feet. (I know what you thought, wacko). Still, as pleasurable as her feet licking is, there comes a time when…

  • Real Estate

    My Magazine Article!

    Reading Time: 3 Minutes Hola everyone! How’s it goinnnnng? Brrrrrr, winter is coming for old Sydney town ain’t it? What better to do than rug up warm and catch another rendition of your favourite personal finance and development blogger. Today is a SPECIAL post, because it’s the first time yours truly made it onto a national publication… YAY! Wait, what post and what publication? Well, I’ve been a long-time reader of Your Investment Property Magazine, which is an… investment property magazine… for errr…you. “YIP” and the other publication “Australian Property Investors” were (and still is) two of my favourite past-time reads, both dedicated to property investment. There’s always a thing…

  • Alternatives

    Cryptocurrency Update

    Reading Time: 3 Minutes “Hahahahaha…” Turns around. Oh hello! Glad to see you here, welcome welcome. Gestures to a warm, comfortable seat. Please, sit down. That’s better right – can I get you anything? Drink? Water? No? Fair enough. Forgive me, because you caught me in the middle of reading through some of my older posts. Like this one here, “4 Things I Learnt Investing in Cryptocurrency” (read here). Ah the innocence of youth… What’s that? I only wrote it less than a year ago? But it feels wayyyyy longer than that! After reading this, I think it’s time to revisit and see what’s been happening in the crazy world…

  • Alternatives

    Superannuation 101

    Reading Time: 4 Minutes What’s up everyone! Hope we are all having a good week. Much better for yours truly, thanks for asking. BOO-YAH, I knew it’d be a better week when on Monday, a whole bunch of us got together for an impromptu but QUALITY dinner. Like $65 all-you-can-eat top of the range Japanese BBQ quality. DAY-AM. Let’s see, my friend Light Beam was there (the future Australian Treasurer), Bubu (the most handsome of our group) and Bugzy (another EN-TRE-PRE-NEUR, guy’s got 3 online businesses on the go, jayzuz). So of course, as expected the conversation was free-flowing and top notch (just like the meat yum, yum). Actually, I…

  • Life

    Being Rich Eliminates 67% of Life’s Problems

    Reading Time: 4 Minutes Owwww I am STUFFED. BURP. Excuse me for a bit boys and girls. Belches again off-camera. Whew, much better. Just had a HUMONGOUS feed. Man, I knew it was wrong to grab those Fillet-O-Fish burgers for a post-dinner snack… never again. Shakes head. Brbrbrbrbrrrrr. But c’mon, who DOESN’T like fast food, SO. DAMN. DELICIOUS. Hmmm… although it does remind me of what I was reading earlier today, what was it again? Hm. Oh yeah! It was on Tom Corley’s Rich Habits. Who’s Tom Corley? Yeah exactly. But reading through his website, apparently the guy spent 12 years conducting a study by interviewing and researching millionaires, multi-millionaires,…