Archive for June, 2015

Day 30 BiG 30Day Investing Challenge – Investing BiG Regrets | Investing B.S. | Investing Boot Camps

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
Congratulations, you’vemade it to the final day of  our Challenge! As you manoeuvre through the topsy turvy world of investing, you’re bound to have regrets, come across some B.S. and wonder if some of the intense training and investing strategies will help you get results quickly. 1. Investing BiG Regrets A common investing regret is not to have started earlier. …

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Day 29 BiG30Day Investing Challenge | Haven’t Started Investing Yet? Maybe You’re Dreamin’?

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
Ah Monday! Another day another dollar – do you have to earn it yourself, or are your investments now earning it for you? Welcome to our final Monday Challenge, our budding investors! The beginning of a new week and a new phase of your lives where you’ve found the courage to start building your investment portfolio. Or, still dreamin? Maybe …

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Day 26 BiG30Day Investing Challenge| Time to invest – just do it! Step 5 Time to shop – for your investments!

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
Now you’ve seen what investments you can buy, next is to work out how to buy them. That’s assuming you don’t need to revisit some other Challenge Days to work on: Money management or to get your finances in order – so you can buy later? The resources we’ve given you in Day 2 and throughout BiG can help. Your investing …

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Day 25 BiG 30Day Investing Challenge| Time to invest – just do it! Step 4 Build your own investing plan and strategy.

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
Often when people go to a financial planner, they’ve already started investing – as many as 80% with no investment plan or strategy. Often they’ve bought an investment property in the same suburb as they live, or a holiday home they believe is a good investment. We touched on investment planning and strategies in Day 4. We’ve shown you the analysts and commentators, …

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Day 24 BiG 30Day Investing Challenge| Time to invest – just do it! Step 3 Be a smarter, more intelligent investor.

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
You can be an intelligent investor if you follow the principles and strategies of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett. You can also be a smart investor by avoiding 8 common traps – mind games – that Alan Kohler warns investors fall into. Even before you start investing, there are a few little barriers you may need to overcome. Barriers to …

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Day 23 BiG 30Day Investing Challenge| Time to invest – just do it! Step 2 Choose your investing team – or do it yourself investing.

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
If you’re diagnosed with a life threatening disease, or about to go through a divorce, or face some other life calamity – don’t you want the best people around to help you through it –  your dream team!? The same goes for your money and financial wellbeing – your lifestyle, your future, basically your life – is in someone else’s …

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Day 22 BiG 30Day Investing Challenge| Time to invest – just do it! Step 1 Use Neuroscience and Psychology – Investing Hope to Reality  

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
Welcome to week 3 of the Challenge – where we’ll work through 5 steps to invest. Before you know it you will have just done it! As we saw in Day 16 there’s a lot of psychology behind investing decisions and behaviour. Understanding markets themselves, the impact of herd mentality on a stock rise or fall, but also knowing about …

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Day 19 BiG 30Day Investing Challenge| Who are the best investment gurus?  Part 4| Choose a Guru

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
After everything we’ve seen in the Challenge about how to choose financial and investment advice you can trust, and the tsunami of investing information and research out in the world of investing, why is it that: only 8% of people make it financially Noel Whittaker ‘Making Money Made Simple’  We’ve shown you some gurus to avoid, how to find them and …

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Day 18 BiG 30Day Investing Challenge| Who are the best investment gurus? Part 3| Rate a Guru

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
Just doing the Big Challenge you’d know that recent ASIC research found that – of retirement advice from financial advisers 33% was poor, 58% was adequate and 3% was good. This is despite extensive regulation, the many tips and tools available for you to find a good financial adviser. Let alone the wealth of sites that compare, rate and award people and …

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Day 17 BiG 30Day Investing Challenge| Who are the best investment gurus|Part 2 Find a Guru

BiG 30 Day Bucket List Investing Challenge
How do you find the experts, the Who’s Who or the ‘gurus’ – the people or companies who specialise in products or services to bring you success in the fields of: wealth creation business investing property investing, or share market investing? Remember, you’ve already discovered how to find some of the best analysts and commentators and financial planners and advisers around. …

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