How money became worthless after the gold standard

Have you ever heard the term: “The Gold Standard”? A few decades ago, almost every country in the world adhered to the “gold standard” which meant that countries couldn’t print more money than the gold that was in circulation. So basically each unit of currency was worth a specific weight in gold. You could essentially go to […]

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Simple trick to force yourself to save

I’m going to be very straight with you here – if you do not save, then you are setting yourself up for massive problems and unnecessary stress. It is probably the most common advice you have gotten since you were little, yet the majority of the people don’t apply this.

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Is property always a good investment?

“You can never go wrong with property”.“Property is the best investment you can make”“Why pay someone else’ bond if you can pay your own”Does this sound familiar?I bet it does because this is what you have been told all your life by the people around you and by the media. This advice is crap!

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The worst investment you will ever make

It comes with 4 wheels and about 1.3m people die in it each year! Does this sound familiar: You scroll through Facebook and all of the sudden you stop right in your tracks: This magnificent, brand new double cab grabs your attention – it drives through a majestic scenery with incredible mountain views. The sun rays falls perfectly […]

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Think your money is safe in your bank?

Do you think your money is safe when you put it in the bank? Think again… Every month your salary gets paid into your bank account. If you are like most people that listened to their parents and the media then you probably have saved up quite a bit of money in there as well… But what if […]

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