Why you shouldn’t book your flights on Flight Centre

This week ABC News published a report into some very dodgy practices by popular travel agent Flight Centre.  To be honest, I haven’t used a travel agent before They’ve always been more expensive and it has felt like a rip off.  I’ve gotten quotes from travel agents, but have always managed to find better prices online.

So if you’ve been thinking about booking some travel through Flight Centre or another travel agent, maybe you should rethink your approach.

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How to save your first $100,000

Guru investor Charlie Munger once said “The first $100,000 is a bitch”.  It sure is.  When you start out investing and saving, your money will gain very little from compounding.  Most of your growth will come from putting aside money from your salary and other side income.

Once you hit $100k though, things will start to become a little easier.  For many people $100k seems completely unreachable.  But there are countless stories of people who have been dilligent with their finances and managed to overcome that barrier.  Here are some tips you can use on your journey to ammassing your first $100k.

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Does Raiz Work?

Raiz is an Australian micro-investing app that invests your spare change in a diversified portfolio.  I’ve been using Raiz (previously known as Acorns) for the past year and I’m going to share my results so you can get a clearer idea of what it does and whether its a good tool for you.

If you’ve been using Raiz, let me know in the comments if you’ve been having success.

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Should you invest in Bitcoin?

There is so much hype around Bitcoin – and maybe for good reason.  It’s an exciting new technology that could have a huge impact on the world.  But should you be investing in Bitcoin?  In this post I’m going to break down some of the reasons why it’s good and bad and why you should be investing in it.

Let me know in the comments if you’ve invested in Bitcoin and what you’re experience has been.

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