The Value of Getting Good Financial Advice

Recent surveys suggest that about 80% of the Australian adult population does not seek financial advice. Why is that? Talking to people on a daily basis, I hear the common perception that advisers are there to sell products and don’t really engage with you about what it is you want in your life. To you, [...]

The Common Investment Mistakes You Need to Avoid

There are plenty of mistakes that you can make when it comes to investing. I tend to group them into two main categories: fundamental and technical. So, what are the fundamental mistakes that investors make? Before I can answer this question, let’s take a step back to establish why people invest in the first [...]

What is Rentvesting and Why Do People Choose It?

Like anything you do in the investing space knowing which strategy to apply and when to apply it are powerful wealth creation tools. Rentvesting is becoming ever more popular strategy as more and more people have been priced out of their preferred markets over recent years. In essence, the strategy of Rentvesting is investing into [...]

By |2018-07-06T00:26:04+00:00July 6th, 2018|Investment Advice|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Your Credit Score

Remember back at school when you got a report card that told you, or perhaps more importantly your parents, how well you were performing in each of your subjects? Well, your credit score and credit report are used by lenders to see how well you are doing managing your finances.If you are looking to borrow [...]

By |2018-07-09T22:51:10+00:00June 5th, 2018|Financial Freedom, Investment Advice|0 Comments

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Made By Most Investors

At The Property Mentors, we choose to make the task of creating real wealth — one that can provide a sustainable level of retirement income — as simple as possible.You see, as a general rule, when we’re younger the bulk of the income needed to fund our lifestyle and pay our bills will come from [...]

By |2018-03-05T21:05:54+00:00February 8th, 2018|Australian Property, Investment Advice|0 Comments

Have You Missed the Bitcoin Boom?

You’d have to be living under a rock not to have heard of the extraordinary gains made by a variety of cryptocurrencies during the latter half of 2017. Despite the earliest forms of cryptocurrencies being created in the mid-nineties, the recent mania has seen an explosion in cryptocurrencies totaling almost 50 by my last count. [...]

Achieving Your New Year Resolutions: The Hidden Power of the 1%ers!

Welcome back! We trust you have all had a safe, relaxing and enjoyable break — and are ready to rock for 2018! Personally, I spent the break relaxing and recharging for the year ahead with my partner on the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. Without sounding like I’m working for the New Zealand Tourism [...]

A Little Pressure Goes a Long Way

September is here and spring is coming! The month starts with Father’s Day, and we close out the month with something most dads love — the Footy Finals! Can you believe how fast this year is passing and that Footy Finals are about to start? Every year around this time, the cream of crop rises [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:17:03+00:00September 1st, 2017|Investment Advice, Property Investment|Comments Off on A Little Pressure Goes a Long Way

Do Investors Have a Lot to Learn from Their Better Halves?

Let’s take a look at a controversial topic: how do men and women differ as investors, and what can each sex learn from the other? To start with, a bit of economic background. In March 2017, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its landmark employment study, which singled out stay-at-home mums [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:18:56+00:00May 1st, 2017|Financial Freedom, Investment Advice, Property Investment, Property Investment Tips|Comments Off on Do Investors Have a Lot to Learn from Their Better Halves?

Houston, We Have A (Property Education) Problem

Now when we were asked to put together a one day event, covering off exactly how we achieve the type of results we do in the property space we had a bit of a dilemma; How do we price, what is essentially a potentially priceless event? How do you put a dollar figure on something [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:38:00+00:00August 9th, 2016|Cash Flow Strategies, Events, Investment Advice, Investment Portfolio, Investment Properties, Melbourne Property, Property Investment Tips, Wealth Creation|Comments Off on Houston, We Have A (Property Education) Problem

Litigation: a ‘Wake-up’ Call for valuers

By AB A shift in the banking sector is prompting the bar to be raised for increased rigour around the valuations demanded by lenders. Western Australia valuations firm Herron Todd White has been building up its quality assurance team in the wake of a number of recent legal cases involving GFC valuations. Other valuation [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:54:09+00:00June 11th, 2014|Australian Property, Investment Advice|0 Comments