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Market Blog - The Myth of Asia's Miracle

By the resi financial blog team, 11 June 2014

The myth of the Asian miracle economy

Guest Blog: He was late to class - changed the world and died on this day in 2005

By the resi financial blog team, 14 May 2014

George Bernard Dantzig

He turned up late for class and inspired the opening scene of the 1997 Hollywood block buster Good Will Hunting staring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Robin Williams. But more importantly he changed the world.
 
George Bernard Dantzig was the son of a mathematician, was a mathematical genius. Dantzig was born in Portland, Oregon on November 8, 1914.
 
His father, Tobias Dantzig, had been born in Latvia but, after being caught distributing anti-Tsarist propaganda, fled to Paris, where he studied under Henri Poincaré ...

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Guest Blog: You’re worth $5,000,000, should you protect it?

By the resi financial blog team, 10 March 2014

Should I get income protection insuracnce

Do you protect the loss or theft of your $30,000 car? If so what is the cost of the premium to do so and how much will you get paid out?

If you are a 25 year old worker who earns $75,000 a year indexed for the rest of your life then you are worth $5,000,000*.

So if you are worth $5,000,000 should you insure yourself for not being able to work?

The question is rhetorical yet only about 6% of Australian's currently have an income protection policy in force. This means the bulk of Aussies are walking around paying thousands in insurance premiums ever ...

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