Why I used my house deposit to pay off my HECS-HELP loan

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it.” – Albert Einstein So I tweeted this, and followed through today with the largest B-Pay I’ve ever made. Should be confirmed debt-free by the end of the week, at the cost of my house deposit. […]

Goodbye Holden: Let the dominoes fall so we can focus on innovating

From General Motors, as reported by MacroBusiness and many others, Holden is finally leaving in 2017. I’d love to rant more about subsidising an unprofitable industry to the tune of $1.9 billion dollars annually, but we’ve been given a gift. The gift of certainty. Jonathan Pincus, a former senior advisor to the Productivity Commission reckons […]

Awesome Six Dogs Comment & Sydney Housing = Insane, Crisis, Ponzi

Disclaimer: As always, you seek professional financial advice (not listen to my speculative rant) before doing something like taking out a 30+ year mortgage, investing in any Australian or international stock market, or any other thing that could lose (or if you’re lucky make) you a lot of money. No one knows the future of […]